Espionage Files: CIA Agent to Be Extradited to Italy to Face Charges of Kidnapping

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If you are interested in reading more about this case, and the CIA Practice of Rendition that occurred Post 9/11, check out  A Kidnapping in Milan: The CIA on Trial. -SF

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The Portuguese Supreme Court has upheld a decision to extradite to Italy a former C.I.A. officer who was convicted in absentia in connection with the kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric in 2003, as the administration of George W. Bush ordered renditions after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

The former officer, Sabrina De Sousa, is a dual American and Portuguese citizen who has denied wrongdoing or involvement in the kidnapping, which took place while she worked undercover for the C.I.A. as a diplomat in Milan.

Her lawyer, Manuel Magalhães e Silva, said on Monday that he would appeal the decision to the Constitutional Court. The appeal, he said, would be…

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