Ex-CIA Milan chief held
in Panama over cleric abduction
By The BBC
July 18, 2013
Clearing House - "BBC"
A former CIA chief who was convicted by an Italian court of
kidnapping a terror suspect has been detained in Panama, Italian
Robert Seldon Lady was sentenced to nine years in jail for his
involvement in the abduction of the man, an Egyptian cleric, in
Milan in 2003.
The cleric, known as Abu Omar, was allegedly flown to Egypt and
Mr Lady was convicted in absentia with 22 other Americans for
their role in his "extraordinary rendition".
But the Italian authorities have so far only sought the
international arrest of the former Milan station chief, Italian
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looks at how the CIA is on trial in Italy for the use of
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