High Court Hears Foreign Abduction Case The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a case that the Bush administration says has the potential to dramatically limit its power to fight the war on terror. At issue is whether the U.S. government and its agents are liable for damages when they kidnap someone in a foreign country and bring him to the United States for trial. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports.
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High Court Hears Foreign Abduction Case

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The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a case that the Bush administration says has the potential to dramatically limit its power to fight the war on terror. At issue is whether the U.S. government and its agents are liable for damages when they kidnap someone in a foreign country and bring him to the United States for trial. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports.