Beyond the Law: The CIA Torture Memos by Marcus Elliott
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Published on June 19, 2011. .
In April 2009, President Obama's administration declassified memoranda to the CIA relating to the "interrogation of high-value Al Qaeda detainees." What were the techniques of interrogation and what was their purpose? How did the lawyers reach their conclusions that the techniques did not amount to torture?