Oral history interview with Brittain Mallow [electronic resource], 2011.
Commander, Criminal Investigation Task Force.
Scope and Contents
Born: 1956, Japan ; Education: B.S., Virginia Tech; M.A., Naval Postgraduate School; M.A., National Defense University; Career: Officer, Middle East foreign area specialist, Military Police, U.S. Army; Deputy Commander, Army Criminal Investigation Command [CID]; Commander, Criminal Investigations Task Force [CITF]; Reminiscences: Personal experience on September 11; selection of Guantánamo Bay as a detention site; condition of detention centers in Kandahar and Bagram; intelligence community's use of enhanced interrogation techniques; use of SERE [Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape] program techniques in Guantánamo interrogations; reports of abusive treatment going up Army chain of command; personal reaction to Abu Ghraib; Discussions: Military response to September 11; military screening and selection process of Guantánamo Bay detainees; intelligence gathering and detention operations; military commissions; CITF and FBI evidence gathering for detainee prosecution; application of Geneva Conventions at Guantánamo Bay; challenges of keeping open/closing Guantánamo Bay.
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