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Guide to Acronyms in Interrogation Documents

POSTED: 06:54 PM ET, 08/24/2009 by Liz Heron

The newly declassified documents on U.S. interrogation techniques are dotted with government acronyms. Here is a guide for those not in the know.

  • SERE -- Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape: U.S. military program that trains pilots and others to resist hostile questioning.
  • EITs - Enhanced Interrogation Techniques
  • OTS - Office of Technology Services (CIA)
  • OMS - Office of Medical Services (CIA)
  • OGC -Office of General Counsel (CIA)
  • DCI - Director of Central Intelligence
  • OIG - Office of Inspector General (CIA)
  • HIG -- High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group

By Liz Heron |  August 24, 2009; 6:54 PM ET
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