"Any person who leads a terrorist organization like al Qaeda is obviously a target," Spanish judge Baltasar Garzón said. "Under the rule of law, justice should be sought by legal means.
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The bizarre exile of Judge Garzon suddenly places the country, which has been exemplary in its emergence from its forty-year dictatorship, on the wrong side of history.
It was Condoleezza Rice who verbally approved the CIA's request to subject the first alleged al-Qaeda terrorist to waterboarding in July 2002.
Judge Baltasar Garzón is pressing ahead with a case against six senior Bush administration lawyers for implementing torture at Guantánamo.
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