Looks like he's planning on repeating a few scams.
Obama lets CIA keep controversial renditions tool -- chicagotribune.com
I like how they take no responsibilityWASHINGTON — The CIA's secret prisons are being shuttered. Harsh interrogation techniques are off-limits. And Guantanamo Bay will eventually go back to being a wind-swept naval base on the southeastern corner of Cuba.
But even while dismantling these discredited programs, President Barack Obama left an equally controversial counterterrorism tool intact.
Under executive orders issued by Obama last week, the CIA still has authority to carry out what are known as renditions, or the secret abductions and transfers of prisoners to countries that cooperate with the U.S.
Obviously you need to preserve some tools, you still have to go after the bad guys," said an Obama administration official, speaking on condition of anonymity when discussing legal reasoning behind the decision. "The legal advisers working on this looked at rendition. It is controversial in some circles and kicked up a big storm in Europe. But if done within certain parameters, it is an acceptable practice.
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It's fairly safe to say this will surprise no-one; Mr. Obama's strong message to the world is 'Business as Usual'.
However, the only peculiar thing is the justification of state kidnapping as a vital tool against terrorism. Other than Israel, communist states and some African countries, nearly all nations long ago realized that apart from legalities this is too dangerous a weapon, analogous to not granting full protection to diplomats, for the civilized world to practice.
I'm wondering exactly the workings of it.