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IPFS News Link • Torture

Justice drops defense of Donald Rumsfeld, Paul Wolfowitz

• Politico
The Justice Department under President Barack Obama has quietly dropped its legal representation of more than a dozen Bush-era Pentagon and administration officials - including former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and aide Paul Wolfowitz - in a lawsuit by Al Qaeda operative (?) [US citizen] Jose Padilla, who spent years behind bars without charges in conditions his lawyers compare to torture.