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A-C-L-U to release records of interrogation techniques
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico The American Civil Liberties Union is releasing documents that it says show conflicts between the F-B-I and the military over interrogation methods used at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

In one memo obtained by the A-C-L-U, an F-B-I agent says General Geoffrey Miller apparently supported questioning techniques the F-B-I "not only advised against, but questioned in terms of effectiveness."

Miller ran the Guantanamo camp from October 2002 to March 2004. He left to run Iraq's Abu Ghraib (grayb) prison, the center of many abuse cases.

According to a letter obtained by The Associated Press, a Marine told an F-B-I observer that some interrogations led to prisoners "curling into a fetal position on the floor and crying in pain."

An F-B-I counterterror expert wrote the letter. He said F-B-I officials complained to top Pentagon lawyers about a pattern of abuses at U-S-run prisons in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo, but nothing was changed.

The current commander in Guantanamo says abuse allegations are taken seriously and investigated.

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