5,553. 1/15/2004

“German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Oct. 5, 2005, that the Bush administration had admitted to her that it had mistakenly abducted a German citizen, Khaled Masri, from Macedonia in January 2004. Masri reportedly was flown to a secret prison in Afghanistan, where he allegedly was abused while being interrogated. He was released in May 2004 and dumped on a remote road in Albania.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Jonathan S. Landay and Warren P. Strobel, “Cheney’s Speech Ignored Some Inconvenient Truths,” McClatchy Newspapers, May 21, 2009

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