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SwissInfo

A week after revelations that the Swiss authorities knew of the existence of secret CIA prisons in Europe, 3 ministers have spoken out. They rejected criticism from the Council of Europe's investigator that Switzerland have failed to take the Whi

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Financial Times

The CIA kept 23 people in a secret prison in Romania and maintained similar facilities in Bulgaria, Ukraine, Macedonia and Kosovo, according to allegations contained in a leaked Swiss intelligence report.

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Washington Post

The effort President Bush authorized shortly after 9/11, to fight al Qaeda has grown into the largest CIA covert action program since the height of the Cold War, expanding in size and ambition despite a growing outcry at home and abroad over its clan

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Chicago Tribune

The trick is known to just about every small-time crook in the cellular age: If you don't want police to know where you are, take the battery out of your cell phone when you're not using it. Had that trick been taught at the CIA's traini

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AssociatedPress

The CIA's independent watchdog is investigating fewer than 10 cases where terror suspects may have been mistakenly swept away to foreign countries by the spy agency, a figure lower than published reports but enough to raise some concerns.

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Chicago Tribune

The CIA spent "enormous amounts of money" in lavish hotels during the 6 weeks it took the agency to figure out how to grab 39-year-old Muslim preacher Abu Omar off the streets of Milan, throw him into a van and drive him to the airport

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Turkish Press

Porter Goss asked for Turkey’s support for Washington’s policy against Iran’s nuclear activities, charging that Tehran had supported terrorism and taken part in activities against Turkey. Goss also asked Ankara to be ready for a possible US air opera

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UPI

The well-placed source said the Foreign Office "totally accepts" that the US used British airfields to transfer prisoners abroad for interrogation, and is "extremely worried" about the political consequences.

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by Khaled El-Masri (Los Angeles Times)

The US policy of "extraordinary rendition" has a human face, and it is mine. I am still recovering from an experience that was completely beyond the pale, outside the bounds of any legal framework and unacceptable in any civilized society.

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Washington Post

Comrade Stalin discovered that his pipe was missing. Naturally, he called in , Lavrenti Beria, and instructed him to find the pipe. Hours later, Stalin found it in his desk and called off the search. "But, Comrade Stalin," stammered Beria,

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Reuters

A human rights group said that the United States operated a secret prison for terrorism suspects as recently as last year in Afghanistan, where detainees where subjected to torture and other mistreatment.

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National Journal

On July 9, 2003, senior presidential adviser Karl Rove was well prepared as he returned a telephone call from columnist Robert Novak. On his desk were talking points and other briefing materials that then-White House Political Director Matt Schlapp a

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Agence France Presse

Two of the four presumed suicide bombers who killed 52 commuters in the July 7 London attacks were scrutinized by British intelligence last year but were not considered a threat.

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by William Fisher (AntiWar.com)

Concerned that other additions to the Army's Field Manual on interrogations – specifically, 10 new classified pages – may open a back door to condoning practices that McCain is trying to prohibit.

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CBS News

Marty told a news conference he believed the United States was no longer holding prisoners clandestinely in Europe and he believed they were moved to North Africa in early November, when reports about secret U.S. prisons first emerged in The Washingt

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