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Investigator says rendition allegations against CIA are credible

A Swiss senator investigating whether the CIA abducted and illegally transported terror suspects in Europe says the allegations are credible. Some excerpts from the BBC story: Swiss senator Dick Marty has submitted a report on the claims, made in the media, to a meeting of the human rights committee of the Council of Europe. Mr Marty […]

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'Survey finds optimism in new Iraq'

Iraqis, while they think their current situation sucks, are reasonably optimistic about their futures despite the travails of recent years, suggests a new poll. An excerpt from the BBC story: But the survey, carried out for the BBC and other media, found security fears still dominate most Iraqis' thoughts. Their priority for the coming year would […]

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