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Wolfowitz Directive Gave Legal Cover to Detainee Experimentation Program

By Jason Leopold and Jeffrey Kaye
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In 2002, as the Bush administration was turning to torture and other brutal techniques for interrogating “war on terror” detainees, Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz loosened rules against human experimentation, an apparent recognition of legal problems regarding the novel strategies for extracting and evaluating information from the prisoners.

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