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Extraordinary Rendition

CIA Vet: Next President May Have To Scrap Agency

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over the last several months, there has been a gradual, but unrelenting, outing of the highest level U.S. government involvement in the sordid busines...

Vanity Fair: Senior Bush Advisers Pressured Underlings To Use Torture Tactics At Guantanamo

Vanity Fair | Phillippe Sands | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The abuse, rising to the level of torture, of those captured and detained in the war on terror is a defining feature of the presidency of George W. Bu...

Congressional Leaders Briefed On CIA Waterboarding In 2002

Washington Post | Joby Warrick and Dan Eggen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In September 2002, four members of Congress met in secret for a first look at a unique CIA program designed to wring vital information from reticent t...

Flight Logs Show 5 European Countries OK'd Secret Rendition Flights

Sunday Times of London (U.K.) | Stephen Grey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

THE secret flight plans of American military planes have revealed for the first time how European countries helped send prisoners, including British c...

CIA Chief Defends Extraordinary Rendition

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The director of the US Central Intelligence Agency, General Michael Hayden, has defended the methods it uses to interrogate terror suspects. Gen Hayd...

Dozens Of "Ghost Prisoners" From CIA Jails Unaccounted For

Washington Post | Craig Whitlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Sept. 6, 2006, President Bush announced that the CIA's overseas secret prisons had been temporarily emptied and 14 al-Qaeda leaders taken to Guanta...

British MPs To Probe Claims Of CIA Island Prison In Indian Ocean

The Guardian (U.K.) | Ian Cobain and Richard Norton-Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Allegations that the CIA held al-Qaida suspects for interrogation at a secret prison on sovereign British territory are to be investigated by MPs, the...