‘Extraordinary Rendition’: Scott Horton on What You Need to Know about the NDAA

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Countdown with Keith Olbermann

‘Extraordinary Rendition’: Scott Horton on What You Need to Know about the NDAA

Scott Horton, a contributing editor for Harper’s Magazine, explains a startling section within the National Defense Authorization Act. Although President Obama previously signed an executive order shutting down the Bush-era practice of “extraordinary rendition,” section 1031 of the NDAA – which already allows for permanent detention of American citizens — seems to provide Obama a loophole to revive the tactic.