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"The Americans keep telling us how successful their system is. Then they remind us not to stray too far from our hotel at night." - An un-named EU trade representative quoted during international trade talks in Denver, Colorado, 1997.

Wednesday, July 09, 2008

She should know

Spyblog has the Hansard transcript for Baroness Manningham-Buller's maiden speech to the House of Lords. Long story short, she's the former head of of MI5 and she thinks 42 days is a bad idea.

Money quote:

But arguments can be made to justify any time of detention, just as in other countries, although mercifully not here, they can be made to justify any method of interrogation.


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