Thursday, September 07, 2006

Arrogant Leaders

A senior member of the European Parliament committee investigating the CIA's alleged operation of secret prisons in Europe on Thursday welcomed U.S. President George W. Bush's disclosure that terrorism suspects have been held in CIA-run prisons overseas.
Bush did not say where the facilities were located, but the European Parliament's investigation has focused on allegations that several secret prisons were run in Eastern Europe.
The investigation's deputy leader, Sarah Ludford, said Bush's admission "exposes not only his own previous lies. He also exposes to ridicule those arrogant government leaders in Europe who dismissed as unfounded our fears about extraordinary rendition."

more: International Herald Tribune

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