One of the gems among the stack of CIA documents released late on Monday is a memorandum sent to the man who then ran the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel, Dan Levin, outlining step-by-step how the agency carried out an extraordinary rendition. The disclosures present some real potential for embarrassment for the Holder Justice Department. I review the document at the Huffington Post.
More from Scott Horton:
Six Questions — October 18, 2014, 8:00 pm
Nathaniel Raymond on CIA interrogation techniques.
Ratio of children’s emergency-room visits for injuries related to fireworks last year to those related to “desk supplies”:
The ecosystems around Chernobyl, Ukraine, are now healthier than they were before the nuclear disaster, though radiation levels are still too high for human habitation.
The Islamic State opened two new theme parks featuring a Ferris wheel, teacup rides, and bumper cars.
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