U.S. Admits to 'Bounty Hunter' Contact
The US military has admitted it detained an Afghan man handed over by a US citizen accused of running a freelance counter-terrorism operation.
Much more below on July 14th too.
A military spokesman said the prisoner was handed over by the American, Jonathan K Idema, in May.
A BBC correspondent in Kabul says that the disclosure is embarrassing for the US, which said it had had no links with the alleged American mercenary. [ more ]
Flogging the Simian has added parts 7 and 8
to her series about Idema.
posted by Cyndy