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|Ray McGovern writes that European reaction to visiting Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's statements on torture can be summed up in lead commentary Wednesday in the Sueddeutsche Zeitung, among the most widely respected German newspapers. Under the title 'Justice à la Rice,' the editor 'translated' her message into these words: 'The end justifies the means, and terrorism can be fought with borderline methods on the outer edges of legality.' He added: 'Rice came to Germany to begin a new era. She has resoundingly failed to do so. Injustice remains injustice, and a wrong policy remains a wrong policy. On this basis you cannot re-launch the trans-Atlantic relationship.'|
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