Extraordinary Rendition Scandal Reaches New Heights: Rice on the Offensive in Europe Over Bush Administration’s Use of “Torture Flights” – Democracy Now Video


The scandal over the Bush administration’s use of so-called “extraordinary renditions’ is reaching new heights. Rendition–what many call kidnapping–is the highly controversial practice of transporting detainees seized overseas by U.S. agents to countries known for using torture. On Sunday, the Washington Post detailed how a German citizen was seized in Europe by the CIA, beaten, drugged and held to a secret prison in Afghanistan for five months before the agency realized they had the wrong man.