Slate's Explainer: The FBI Goes to Aruba

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The disappearance of an Alabama teenager on a high school graduation trip to Aruba has drawn the FBI to the Caribbean island to aid in the investigation. Slate senior editor Andy Bowers explains how an American law enforcement agency gets to participate in such a search in another sovereign country.



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