November 5, 2009
Italy Renders Damning Verdict on CIA
Britta Sandberg, Der Spiegel
The same verdict was repeated 25 times: guilty. But it wasn't just the accused who were being condemned -- the court's decision was also an unmistakable verdict on American anti-terrorist practices under former US President George W. Bush.
In the world's first trial involving the CIA's "extraordinary renditions" program since the Sept. 11 terror attacks, a court in the Italian city of Milan delivered a clear verdict. A total of 23 US...
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