Abu Zubaydah’s American-Taxpayer Paid Tour of the World

By: Friday August 6, 2010 12:30 pm

You should read two pieces in conjunction this morning. First, this Andy Worthington piece from last week, that lays out new details on the black site CIA used in Poland in 2002-2003. Together, the articles provide key new details of the global voyages that Abu Zubaydah and other key detainees took between CIA black sites.


UN Special Rapporteur Condemns America’s Killer Drones

By: Thursday June 3, 2010 7:30 am

A senior United Nations official said on Wednesday that the growing use of armed drones by the United States to kill terrorism suspects is undermining global constraints on the use of military force. He warned that the American example will lead to a chaotic world as the new weapons technology inevitably spreads.

Problem: CIA Drone Program Under Attack. Solution: al Qaeda Number 3!

By: Tuesday June 1, 2010 7:00 am

What a coincidence! Just as we learn that Philip Alston, the UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Killings is about to recommend to the UN Human Rights Commission that the CIA be removed from the drone program, with only the military controlling drones in the future, it suddenly turns out that a CIA-directed drone has killed the number 3 person in al Qaeda.

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