America Can And Will Kidnap Anyone Anywhere Anytime

December 2nd, 2007 | researchmaterial

America has told Britain that it can kidnap British citizens if they are wanted for crimes in the United States.. No, really:

A senior lawyer for the American government has told the Court of Appeal in London that kidnapping foreign citizens is permissible under American law because the US Supreme Court has sanctioned it.

Until now it was commonly assumed that US law permitted kidnapping only in the “extraordinary rendition” of terrorist suspects. The American government has for the first time made it clear in a British court that the law applies to anyone, British or otherwise, suspected of a crime by Washington.


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