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What does DTA stand for?

DTA stands for Detainee Treatment Act of 2005

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He summarizes and explains the positions of contending sides as concerns the indefinite detention of "enemy combatants;" military detention, treatment, and trial of non-citizens; the Military Commissions Act of 2006; the Detainee Treatment Act of 2005 and the Writ of Habeas Corpus; government surveillance and the FISA Amendments Act of 2008; and the use of presidential signing statements.
For instance, he signed the Detainee Treatment Act of 2005 prohibiting torture while issuing a signing statement declaring his intent to ignore the law in order to gather military or foreign intelligence.
Those events were the passage of the Detainee Treatment Act of 2005 into Public Law 195-140 (also known as the McCain Amendment), and the DOD-directed introduction of the Military Source Operations (MSO) concept.