Joint Interrogation Debriefing Center

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Joint Interrogation and Debriefing Center (DOD). Physical location for the exploitation of intelligence information from enemy prisoners of war and other non-prisoner sources. It is normally subordinate to the joint force/J-2. Also called JIDC.

Source: Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms.

For more information on the relationship between the JIDC and Enemy Prisoner of War Camps in Iraq, including the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal, see the Joint Interrogation and Debriefing Center article posted at the Global Security web site.