|Defense turned over an 81-page document to the ACLU in a FOIA lawsuit that provides insight into the extraordinary Executive Branch powers granted to Bush following the 9/11 attacks. John Yoo drafted the document, dated March 14, 2003. It provided military interrogators with legal cover if they resorted to brutal and violent methods to extract information from prisoners.
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