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June 9, 2004

Pentagon Memo Legitimizing Torture


March 6, 2003

The Wall Street Journal has released the text of the now-infamous March 6, 2003 Defense Department memo regarding legal liability for torture. The conclusions reached advised President Bush and Pentagon officials that prohibitions against torture do not apply to the "war on terrorism."

The file is available here in .pdf format.


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