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- Coalition Provisional Authority : The initial U.S. civilian governmental body, carrying out, in Iraq, the role of Occupying Power as defined in the Third and Fourth Geneva Conventions
- Direct action (military) : Military attacks, usually by special operations forces on land, against specific, well-defined targets, often behind enemy lines.
- Fear Up interrogation techniques : Psychologically coercive interrogation techniques, by one or more interrogators, which mildly or significantly increase the fear of a prisoner; easy to apply but not necessarily a good means of obtaining information
- Geneva Conventions Additional Protocol I : An extension, primarily to the Fourth Geneva Convention, which extends prisoner of war protection to fighters, in international conflict, who do not wear distinctive insignia and may hide among civilians; it does prohibit attacks against civilians
- Geneva Conventions : For international law, the principal group of treaties addressing humanitarian aspects of war
- Interrogation : A systematic process of direct questioning, of a person in detention or otherwise under the control of the interrogator, to obtain reliable information to satisfy criminal investigation or human-source intelligence requirements, within the scope of relevant law and policy
- Iraq War : Invasion of Iraq by a coalition of countries, led by the United States, in 2003, and subsequent occupation
- Iraqi Governing Council : Advisory body created in 2003 by the Coalition Provisional Authority
- Laws of war : Add brief definition or description
- Meghan O'Sullivan : Professor of International Affairs at the Harvard University Belfer Center; previously consultant to then-U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker, on the National Security Council, Coalition Provisional Authority, Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance, and the Policy Planning Staff of the U.S. Department of State
- Night and Fog Decree : A 1941 Nazi order calling for the extrajudicial detention, either followed by summary capital punishment or secret imprisonent in Germany, of civilians judged to be resisting German military occupation
- Special reconnaissance : Also known as SR, missions deep in denied areas, conducted by special operations personnel. They may be in or out of uniform. While SR units may direct air, missile, or artillery strikes, they strive to stay undetected.
- Third Geneva Convention : In international law, the primary treaty, as of 1949, governing the status and treatment of prisoners of war
- U.S. Department of State : Agency of the executive branch of the U.S. government responsible for foreign policy and the conduct of American diplomacy.