We've written before here on the case of Maher Arar and the appalling practice of "extraordinary rendition"—handing folks suspected of involvement in terror groups over to goverments unencumbered by such procedural niceties as effective bans on torturing people in your custody. Jane Mayer's piece in the current New Yorker is an excellent lengthy treatment. For the Cliffs Notes version, see Bob Herbert's New York Times column today.
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