3,504. 4/15/2002

After seeing how CIA agents handled the interrogation of Al Qaeda operations chief Abu Zubayda in April 2002, “The FBI agents, with their traditions of working within the U.S. criminal legal framework, were appalled. …reports of deliberate prisoner abuse reached the top rungs of the FBI, causing the Director, [Robert] Mueller, to bar the Bureau’s personnel from participating in the CIA’s coercive interrogations.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Jane Mayer, The Dark Side, Pages 156-157

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