Report: CIA Holding Terror Suspects in Secret Prisons

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The Washington Post reported Wednesday that the CIA is holding al Qaeda suspects in secret detention facilities in Eastern Europe. Madeleine Brand talks about the report with Len Downie, executive editor of The Washington Post, and what the revelation means to the legality of the so-called "war on terrorism."


Dana Priest, national security reporter with The Washington Post



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