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Records Show Navy Leased Plane Used for CIA Renditions

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An obscure Navy unit leased two private jets used by the CIA to fly terrorist suspects to foreign countries for torture and interrogation, documents obtained by the Associated Press under a Freedom of Information request show. The planes, leased by the Navy Engineering Logistics Office, were used for what the CIA terms “rendition.” Italy has issued arrest warrants for 19 CIA operatives for kidnapping a Muslin clerk from Milan in 2003 and flying him to Egypt for questioning. (9/26/05)