People of Northwest Public Radio
Fri July 19, 2013
Ex-CIA Officer Heads To U.S. After Italy Issues Warrant
Originally published on Fri July 19, 2013 3:12 pm
Former CIA officer Robert Seldon Lady is on his way back to the U.S. after being briefly detained in Panama. An Italian court had convicted the agent in the first trial anywhere involving the practice known as extraordinary rendition, in which a terrorist suspect is kidnapped and transferred to a country where torture is practiced.