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‘State Secrets’ Can’t Hide CIA Torture Program, Appeals Court Rules

6 years agoNews : Threat Level

The government cannot dispose of a civil suit accusing a Boeing subsidiary of helping the CIA transport prisoners  for torture by claiming the whole program was a national secret, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling chips away at the Obama and Bush administrations’ reliance on the so-called “state secrets [...]
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