Author of Torture Memos Admits Some Techniques Were Not Approved by DOJ

Jason Leopold, Truthout: "Jay Bybee, the former head of the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) who signed two infamous August 2002 legal memos which authorized CIA interrogators to torture 'war on terror' prisoners, told a congressional committee that more than a half-dozen of the tactics detainees were subjected to were not 'authorized' by the DOJ."

http://www.truth-out.org/author-torture-memos-admits-some-techniques-were-not-approved-by-doj61392

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ACLU: House Committee Releases Deposition of OLC Torture Memo Author Jay Bybee
http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2010/07/15-14

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Former DoJ official: CIA exceeded interrogation limits

San Jose Mercury News

07/15/10

The former Justice Department official who cowrote the so-called torture memos testified that the department did not sanction some of the harsh methods the CIA used against detainees during the George W. Bush administration, including the repeated waterboarding of two suspected terrorists. Jay Bybee, former head of the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel, said in testimony released Thursday by the House Judiciary Committee that the CIA went further in its tough tactics than he had outlined as permissible in a widely criticized legal memoranda. Bybee appeared before the committee May 26...

http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_15527755?source=rss


Informant: Thomas L. Knapp

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Tortured by Self-Pity: The Sociopathic Judge Jay Bybee
http://www.lewrockwell.com/grigg/grigg-w159.html



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