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Italian prosecutors are asking the US to extradite 13 CIA officials accused of kidnapping an Egyptian cleric in Milan in 2003 and transporting him back to Cairo, where he was allegedly tortured. Italian law enforcement had been closely monitoring Abu Omar, who was allegedly orchestrating a terrorist ring in Italy, when the CIA supposedly captured the radical and flew him to Egypt. Since 9-11, more than 100 other similar cases have taken place. The case, which has strained US-Italian relations, today took a twist as it was reported that Italian officials approved of the CIA mission. Does US application of "extraordinary rendition" in its war on terror counter the tenets of international law? Guest host Diana Nyad speaks with journalists in Italy, experts in international law, human rights and counter-terrorism, and the CIA agent who helped develop the agency's rendition program.
  • Making News: Spanish Parliament Okays Gay Marriage
    Gala celebrations and vehement protests have swept across Spain over the last day in response to the legalization of gay marriage by that country's Parliament. Spain is the third country, after The Netherlands and Belgium, to do so. Correspondent Lisa Abend, who is in Spain for the Christian Science Monitor, has response to the decision.
  • Reporter's Notebook: Time Magazine Turns over Notes of Reporter Facing Jail
    Freedom of the press in this country protects news organizations from having to reveal their confidential sources, but in the case of the outing of a CIA operative, Time magazine has made an unprecedented move. The magazine has decided to turn over its confidential sources and keep reporter Matt Cooper from going to jail. Richard Schmitt, who covers the Justice Department for the Los Angeles Times, updates the case.
Guest host Diana Nyad, a 2002 inductee into the International Swimming Hall of Fame, is a business sports columnist for Marketplace. She has also served as senior sports correspondent for Fox News, hosted her own show on CNBC and is the author of three books.

Washington Post article on Italy's denial it knew of CIA kidnapping

Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties, US State Department on

Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, US State Department on

Sosa v Alvarez Machain, US Supreme Court on

Time magazine on Matthew Cooper case

Schmitt's article on Time's decision to reveal identity of sources

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