The decision could mean more sunlight shed on possible British cooperation with the CIA’s controversial extraordinary rendition program.
In a unanimous decision Tuesday, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected Obama administration arguments that the British parliamentarian, Andrew Tyrie, was blocked from using FOIA. The CIA and other U.S. intelligence agencies had denied the FOIA requests, citing an exemption in the law that precludes intelligence agencies from providing information to “a representative” of a foreign government. read more>>>