Declassified Government Documents Available for Download


Lawfulness of a Lethal Operation Directed Against a U.S. Citizen Who Is a Senior Operational Leader of Al-Qa'ida or An Associated Force (White Paper) November 8, 2011 [17 Pages, 1.1MB] - This white paper sets forth a legal framework for considering the circumstances in which the U.S. government could use lethal force in a foreign country outside the area of active hostilities against a U.S. citizen who is a senior operational leader of al-Qa'ida or an associated force1 of al-Qa'ida-that is, an al-Qa'ida leader actively engaged in planning operations to kill Americans.

These records pertain to detainees, that have been, or are being held since 9/11


Assaults and Abuse Related Records


  1. Documents concerning incidents or acts of assault perpetrated against U.S. Military personnel by detainees at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba - ( .pdf #1 [573 Pages] | .pdf #2 [523 Pages] )
  2. Incident Reports of Detainee on Detainee Assaults at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba [45 Pages, 22mb]
  3. List of Mass Disturbances at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, from NOV 8, 2005 through DEC 2 2005 [18 Pages, 10.5mb]
  4. December 2010: Summary of the Reengagement of Detainees Formerly Held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba [2 Pages, 0.1MB]

Australian and British citizens detained at Guantanamo Bay

  1. Documents released January and June of 2009 [39 Pages, 1.8mb]


Other Related Records

  1. 2003 Working Group Report on Detainee Interrogations in the Global War on Terrorism and comments from the Military Services' Judge Advocates - See also: JAG Memo - 3 March 2003
  2. Detainee Hospital Guantanamo Bay Cuba Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Operational Policy Memorandums concerning health care, Behavioral Science Consultation Team (BSCT) SOPs. [375 Pages]
  3. Documents Concerning Immediate Reaction Force (IRF), Guantanamo Bay - ( .pdf #1 [311 Pages] | .pdf #2 [113 Pages] | .pdf #3 [98 pages] )
  4. Inquiry into the Treatment of Detainees in U.S. Custody [263 Pages]
  5. Joint Task Force Guantanamo (JTF-GTMO), "Camp Delta Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)" effective 28 March 2003. Document release date: December 2007 [238 Pages]
  6. List of Detainees who went through the complete Combatant Status Review Tribunal (CSRT) process. Document release date: April 19, 2006 [11 Pages]
  7. List of Detainees found to no longer meet the definition of "Enemy Combatant" during Combatant Status Review Tribunals held at Guantanamo 2004/2005. Document release date: November 28, 2007 [1 Pages]
  8. List of Individuals Detained by the Department of Defense at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, from January 2002 through May 12, 2006. Document release date: May 15, 2006 [18 Pages]
  9. Memo from Office of Legal Counsel, Department of Justice, to General Counsel of the Department of Defense dated March 14, 2003, Re: Military Interrogation of Alien Unlawful Combatants Held Outside the United States [81 Pages]
  10. Review of Department Compliance with the President's Executive Order on Detainee Conditions (Admiral Walsh Report) [81 Pages, 600kb]


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