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Extraordinary Rendition

Friday, March 07, 2008

An Italian prosecutor has indicted 26 American officials around the four-year detention of a suspected terrorist. Peter Bergen, senior fellow at the New America Foundation and author of Holy War, Inc.: Inside the Secret World of Bin Laden, has written about the case and the shadowy world of CIA "extraordinary renditions."

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Comments [4]

Chris O from New York

The Canadian citizen (Arar, I believe) was extraordinarily rendered from JFK airport to Jordan, I believe. He was on a stopover at JFK. So yes to the caller, someone was sent from American territory to be tortured in another country.

Mar. 07 2008 11:27 AM
Robert from NYC

Excellent question, Brian. Who else supports this!?

Mar. 07 2008 11:27 AM
Robert from NYC

Oddly we don't have a media that questions the criminal dealings of Cheney and Bush and the rest of the scum that are part of their "administration"--if you want to call it that. They just report off the wires and don't investigate nor question fully. They present "both sides" and call that "fair", lol, and that's what they leave us with. This, folks, is the Center, the Mediocre. It's the kind of thing that leads to the coming to power of folks like Hitlers, Cheneys and Bushes. We need a return to a media that has a spine.

Mar. 07 2008 11:13 AM
michael winslow from INWOOD

In an effort to protect this country from terrorist attacks the US government lead by Bush & Cheney turn their backs on what make this country worth fighting for.

Extraodinary rendition must stop. It is a clear technique to circumvent laws prohibiting torture.

Mar. 07 2008 10:08 AM

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