Guide to Acronyms in Interrogation Documents
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)
- OLC - Office of Legal Counsel (Department of Justice)
- OMS - Office of Medical Services (CIA)
- OGC -Office of General Counsel (CIA)
- DCI - Director of Central Intelligence
- NCS - National Security Council (White House)
- CTC - Counterterrorism Center
- 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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