The former top U.S. military chief in Iraq authorized the use of illegal techniques during interrogations, the American Civil Liberties Union said yesterday.

In a memorandum, Lieutenant-General Ricardo Sanchez authorized 29 methods of interrogation, including 12 that "far exceeded" U.S. military regulations as well as the Geneva Conventions covering prisoners of war, the ACLU said.

The Globe and Mail: Top soldier in Iraq okayed illegal methods, ACLU says


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