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Obama Extraordinary Rendition

Joshua Hersh

Bush-Era Torture Program Spanned Over 50 Nations

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 02.05.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. counterterrorism practice known as extraordinary rendition, in which suspects were quietly moved to secret prisons abroad and o...

Impunity at Home, Rendition Abroad

Alfred W. McCoy | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics
Alfred W. McCoy

President Obama has closed the CIA's "black sites," But via rendition -- the sending of terrorist suspects to the prisons of countries that torture -- and related policies, his administration has outsourced human rights abuse to Afghanistan, Somalia, and elsewhere.

Court Sides With CIA On 'Extraordinary Rendition,' Grants President Broad 'State Secrets' Privilege

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO — A sharply divided federal appeals court on Wednesday threw out a lawsuit challenging a controversial post-Sept. 11 CIA program t...

Italian Judge To Make Decision On CIA Terrorist Kidnappings, "Extraordinary Renditions"

AP | COLLEEN BARRY and VICTOR L. SIMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MILAN — An Italian judge found 23 Americans and two Italians guilty Wednesday in the kidnapping of an Egyptian terror suspect, delivering the fi...

CIA Rendition Trial In Italy: Judge Asked To Throw Out Case

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Lawyers representing CIA agents accused in Italy of kidnapping a terrorism suspect asked a judge to toss out the trial on Tuesday, after a higher cour...

Feingold Slams Obama For Extraordinary Rendition Decision

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Russ Feingold is sharply criticizing the Obama administration over its controversial decision to maintain the Bush administration's position i...

Obama Maintains Bush Position on 'Extraordinary Rendition' Lawsuit

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama Administration today announced that it would keep the same position as the Bush Administration in the lawsuit Mohamed et al v Jeppesen Datap...

Panetta Takes Back Remarks On Detainee Rendition

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — CIA Director-nominee Leon Panetta formally retracted a statement he made Thursday that the Bush administration transferred prisoner...

Officials: Obama Will Continue Using Rendition As Counter-Terrorism Tool

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The CIA's secret prisons are being shuttered. Harsh interrogation techniques are off-limits. And Guantanamo Bay will eventually go back to being a win...