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ProPublica. The ‘Italian Job’ and Other Highlights From U.S.’s Rendition Program With Egypt. Abu Zaabal prison, 25 kms north of Cairo, after a mass breakout during the nationwide protest.
(AFP/Getty Images file photo) Among the many aspects of the U.S. -Egypt relationship, few have been as controversial as the CIA’s extraordinary rendition program, where the agency frequently handed over suspected terrorists to foreign governments with histories of torture and illegal detention. According to Human Rights Watch, Egypt welcomed more CIA detainees than any other country from the 1990s through 2005. And while renditions happen only with the assurance that a foreign partner will not torture the prisoner, as one CIA officer once told Congress, the assurances “weren’t worth a bucket of warm spit.”
In the case of Egypt, the assurances were given by Omar Suleiman, former head of the country’s intelligence service, and the man President Hosni Mubarak picked as his vice president a few days ago. American Thinker. World-news. Slate Magazine. Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines. Thoughtful, global, timely. A daily TV/radio news program, hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, airing on over 900 stations, pioneering the largest community media collaboration in the United States. The Open Press - Free Press Release News Wire. Democratic Underground. Old-Thinker News. Pajamas Media. Helen & Harry's cranky weblog of news and opinion. Research, Analysis, Headlines & News.
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