Special Reports

December 25, 2010

WikiLeaks: How U.S. tried to stop Spain's torture probe

The Obama administration turned to a Republican senator from Florida to deliver a message to the Spanish government: Don't indict former President George W. Bush's legal brain trust for alleged torture in the treatment of war on terror detainees or it will chill U.S.-Spanish relations. The Spanish responded with a lecture on the independence of the judiciary.

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