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    Re: Obama shuts Gitmo but expands renditions

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    Since you've missed it in two other posts:
    I saw it earlier....Obama did not rule on the CIA or mention it...it was not addressed....I'm sure that when it is addressed, renditions will be stopped.

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    Re: Obama shuts Gitmo but expands renditions

    Quote Originally Posted by WillRockwell View Post
    I saw it earlier....Obama did not rule on the CIA or mention it...it was not addressed....I'm sure that when it is addressed, renditions will be stopped.
    In the meantime, prisoners continue to get their fingers hacked off.
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    Re: Obama shuts Gitmo but expands renditions

    Quote Originally Posted by WillRockwell View Post
    I saw it earlier....Obama did not rule on the CIA or mention it...it was not addressed....I'm sure that when it is addressed, renditions will be stopped.
    Oh, boy.

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    Re: Obama shuts Gitmo but expands renditions

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    Oh, boy.

    Some people are going to believe what they're going to believe no matter what's in front of their faces, I guess.
    Let me put it to you in simple language. In the three Executive Actions cited in the article, the word rendition is not mentioned. So how is rendition expanded?

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    Re: Obama shuts Gitmo but expands renditions

    Quote Originally Posted by WillRockwell View Post
    Let me put it to you in simple language. In the three Executive Actions cited in the article, the word rendition is not mentioned. So how is rendition expanded?



    So then you suppoert Obama's defacto support of Rendition then.
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    Re: Obama shuts Gitmo but expands renditions

    Quote Originally Posted by WillRockwell View Post
    Let me put it to you in simple language. In the three Executive Actions cited in the article, the word rendition is not mentioned. So how is rendition expanded?
    Didn't say it was. What you said, however, was that it was going to be ended. Nothing in the executive orders says or implies that.
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    Re: Obama shuts Gitmo but expands renditions

    Quote Originally Posted by Reverend_Hellh0und View Post
    So then you suppoert Obama's defacto support of Rendition then.
    In the meantime, prisoners continue their waterboarding sessions.
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    Re: Obama shuts Gitmo but expands renditions

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    In the meantime, prisoners continue their waterboarding sessions.
    The article also states:

    In his executive order on lawful interrogations, Obama created a task force to reexamine renditions to make sure that they "do not result in the transfer of individuals to other nations to face torture," or otherwise circumvent human rights laws and treaties


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    Re: Obama shuts Gitmo but expands renditions

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    Didn't say it was. What you said, however, was that it was going to be ended. Nothing in the executive orders says or implies that.

    The OP claims rendition will be expanded. What I said is that when the issue is addressed, I expect it will be ended.

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    Re: Obama shuts Gitmo but expands renditions

    Quote Originally Posted by missypea View Post
    The article also states:

    In his executive order on lawful interrogations, Obama created a task force to reexamine renditions to make sure that they "do not result in the transfer of individuals to other nations to face torture," or otherwise circumvent human rights laws and treaties


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    Yup, we saw it the first time.
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