Monday, September 15, 2008

CIA drug planes are so last century

Online Journal:

Crashed jet carrying cocaine linked to CIA
By Jeremy R. Hammond
Online Journal Contributing Writer

Sep 15, 2008, 00:24

A private jet that crashed last year in eastern Mexico and was found to be carrying more than 3 tons of cocaine was also used by the Central Intelligence Agency for clandestine operations, the Mexican daily El Universal reported September 3.

The newspaper cited documents from the United States and the European Parliament which “show that that plane flew several times to Guantanamo, Cuba, presumably to transfer terrorism suspects.” It said the European Parliament was investigating the jet for its possible use in “extraordinary rendition” flights, whereby prisoners are covertly transferred by the U.S. to a third country.

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