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RICHMOND, Va. - The danger that state secrets could be revealed outweighs a German man's claims that the CIA tortured him in an Afghan prison, a federal appeals court ruled Friday in refusing to reinstate his lawsuit.
The case centers on the CIA's "extraordinary rendition" program, in which terrorism suspects are captured and taken to foreign countries for interrogation. Human rights groups have heavily criticized the program.
Originally posted by Icarus Rising
Talk about a Catch-22! Yossarian would feel right at home.
It would compromise National Security to allow evidence to show that the CIA broke the laws of the US and compromised National Security.
The smug little weasels behind all this need to be put in their place once and for all. Trouble is, the people who try to do it either get their cases thrown out by collusive judges or just up and disappear all together.
Major Major has just ordered another twenty bombing missions.