For CIA's `Rendering' Teams, A Lavish Overseas LifestyleQuicklink submitted by Amanda Lang Permalink
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|When the CIA decides to "render" a terrorism suspect living abroad for interrogation in Egypt or another friendly Middle East nation, it spares no expense.
Italian prosecutors wrote in court papers that the CIA spent "enormous amounts of money" during the six weeks it took the agency to figure out how to grab a 39-year-old Muslim preacher called Abu Omar off the streets of Milan, throw him into a van and drive him to the airport...two CIA operatives managed to ring up more than $9,000 in room charges alone... In all, records show, the CIA paid 10 Milan hotels at least $158,000 in room charges.
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