Photo Gallery: The Rendition of Abu Omar
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Photo Gallery: The Rendition of Abu Omar

CIA Rendition Case US Pressured Italy to Influence Judiciary

The CIA rendition of cleric Abu Omar in 2003 turned into a headache for Washington when a Milan court indicted the agents involved. Secret dispatches now show how the US threatened the Italian government in an attempt to influence the case. Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was apparently happy to help.
Von John Goetz und Matthias Gebauer