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Ex-CIA Officer Says US Allowing Italy to Send Her to Prison
A former CIA officer, who was convicted for helping the agency abduct a terror suspect off the streets of Milan, lost her extradition battle Wednesday and said she fears she’ll end up in an Italian prison while the U.S. government sits on the sidelines. Sabrina de Sousa was one of 26 American
NSA Spying, Rendition Fallout Dog John Kerry in Poland
Not only did questions about NSA spying continue to dog Secretary of State John Kerry at a public appearance in Poland today, but another widely criticized U.S. security policy also managed to rear its head: CIA black sites. The secretary of state visited Poland today...
Court: CIA Tortured German During Botched Rendition
Khaled El-Masri, Mistaken for Al Qaeda Suspect, Violently Interrogated in Macedonia, Afghanistan, Lawyers Say
The CIA and the Case of Mistaken Rendition
European Human Rights Court Hears Case of Man Who Claims He Was Abducted, Taken to Secret Afghan Prison
The Global Note: Thailand’s Disaster…Berlusconi’s D-Day…Libya’s Final Battle…Judges Lose Wigs!
THAILAND’S DISASTER -BANGKOK’S RACE AGAINST TIME The Thai government says Bangkok’s flood defenses will protect it from the worst flooding in decades, but floodwaters are surging toward the capital, its raining, and there’s a race to sandbag and fortify floodwalls. Akiko FUJITA reports that ...
Digging Deeper: Jesse Ventura's Alternative Take on American History
In his new book, "63 Documents the Government Doesn't Want You to Read," former wrestler turned governor of Minnesota Jesse Ventura takes a close and at times disturbing look at major historical events. Ventura draws on public but often overlooked information about such events as John F. Kennedy's
Egypt's Torture Victims Describe Beatings, Electroshock, Rape Threats
When Abdel Haleem Halim approached Hosni Mubarak at a 2002 conference to confront the Egyptian president about rampant unemployment, he says he received a familiar response. Like many of Egypt's political dissidents, Halim says he was whisked away by the Mubarak regime's domestic intelligence
Mubarak to Grant VP Omar Suleiman More Power
Former Egyptian Intelligence Chief Oversaw Torture, Rendition Programs, Intelligence Experts Say
New Egyptian VP Ran Mubarak's Security Team, Oversaw Torture
The intelligence chief tapped by Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak as his vice president and potential successor aided the U.S. with its rendition program, intelligence experts told ABC News, and oversaw the torture of an Al Qaeda suspect whose information helped justify the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
Egyptian Blogger Who Posted Videos of Police Torture Is Arrested, Released
Wael Abbas, a journalist who has posted hundreds of horrifying videos on police abuse on the web says he was arrested and then released by the Egyptian Army on Friday evening. Abbas tweeted "arrested by the Army!" just before 7 p.m. Cairo time. Someone using the Twitter handle 'RamyYaacoub' tweeted