3,690. 8/1/2002

In Assistant Attorney General Jay Bybee’s August 1, 2002, memo to Acting General Counsel to the CIA John Rizzo, “The OLC [Office of Legal Counsel] concluded that the use of the following ten interrogation techniques by the CIA would not constitute torture: 1) attention grasp, 2) walling, 3) facial hold, 4) facial slap, 5) cramped confinement, 6) wall standing, 7) stress positions, 8) sleep deprivation, 9) insects placed in a confinement box, and 10) waterboarding.”

 – M. Cherif Bassiouni, The Institutionalization of Torture by the Bush Administration, Page 22

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