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Penttbom Timeline Briefing, FBI Headquarters, December 10–11, 2003, http://www.scribd.com/doc/20830948/Mfr-Nara-t1a-FBI-Penttbom-Timeline-Briefing-12-10-03-00265.

U.S. Senate, Report of the Committee on Armed Services: Inquiry into the Treatment of Detainees in U.S. Custody, http://armed-services.senate.gov/Publications/Detainee%20Report%20Final_April%2022%202009.pdf.

CIA Report, Detainee Reporting Pivotal for the War Against Al-Qa’ida, June 3, 2005, http://ccrjustice.org/files/CIA%20Doc%20Detainee%20Reporting%20Pivotal.pdf.

U.S Department of Justice, Office of Legal Counseclass="underline" Memorandum for John Rizzo, Acting General Counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency (Bybee Memo), August 1, 2002, http://media.mcclatchydc.com/smedia/2009/04/16/16/Taylor-OLC-CIAtorturememo-1.source.prod_affiliate.91.pdf.

U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Legal Counsel, Memorandum for John A. Rizzo Senior Deputy General Counsel, Central Intelligence Agency (Bradbury Memo), May 30, 2005, http://media.mcclatchydc.com/smedia/2009/04/16/16/Taylor-OLC-CIAmemo3-1.source.prod_affiliate.91.pdf.

The CIA Interrogation of Abu Zubaydah (March 2001–Jan. 2003),* http://www.aclu.org/files/assets/CIA_Interrogation_of_AZ_released_04-15-10.pdf.

Department of Defense Joint Task-Force 170 Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, Memorandum for Commander, United States Southern Command. Subject: Counter-Resistance Strategies, http://www.defense.gov/news/Jun2004/d20040622doc3.pdf.

CIA Psychological Assessment of Zain al-‘Abideen Muhammad Hassan, a.k.a. Abu Zubaydah, http://www.aclu.org/files/torturefoia/released/082409/cia_ig/oig39.pdf.

Government of Singapore White Paper, The Jemaah Islamiyah Arrests and the Threat of Terrorism, January 2003, http://www.mha.gov.sg/publication_details.aspx?pageid=35&cid=354.

Press Briefing on the West Coast Terrorist Plot by Frances Fragos Townsend, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, February 9, 2006, http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2006/02/20060209-4.html.

Fact Sheet, “Keeping America Safe from Attack—President Bush Discusses Intelligence Showing the Importance of Defeating Al Qaeda in Iraq,” May 23, 2007, http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2007/05/print/20070523.html.

Testimony of Ali Soufan before the United States Senate Judiciary, May 13, 2009, http://judiciary.senate.gov/hearings/testimony.cfm?id=3842&wit_id=7906.

“My Tortured Decision,” by Ali Soufan, New York Times, April 23, 2009, http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/23/opinion/23soufan.html.

*March 2001 is a typographical error; it should be March 2002.


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The black banners : the inside story of 9/11 and the war against Al-Qaeda /

Ali H. Soufan, with Daniel Freedman. — 1st ed.

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1. Qaida (Organization). 2. September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001. 3. Terrorism—United States—Prevention. 4. War on Terrorism, 2001–2009.

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