Mr Arar’s name, moreover, is not even mentioned in this LA Times article, which does cite two “notorious instances”–maybe LA is too far from the (increasingly defended) border with us to have noticed his case:
Obama preserves renditions as counter-terrorism tool
The role of the CIA’s controversial prisoner-transfer program may expand, intelligence experts say.
I also anxiously await reaction from Obamamad Jumpin’ Jack Layton.
Update: From Kate McMillan:
Is there nothing that Obama can’t do!
“Under limited circumstances, there is a legitimate place” for renditions, said Tom Malinowski, the Washington advocacy director for Human Rights Watch.
“Limited circumstances include a Democrat in the White House,” he did not need to add…