February 15, 2010

WELL, GOOD: Secret Joint Raid Captures Taliban’s Top Commander. “The Taliban’s top military commander was captured several days ago in Karachi, Pakistan, in a secret joint operation by Pakistani and American intelligence forces, according to American government officials.”

UPDATE: Reader David McCourt writes: “Have they flown his lawyer out there?”

ANOTHER UPDATE: Prof. Jacobson asks: “Did the U.S. deliberately not take possession of Baladar so as to avoid the now-thorny issue of Baradar’s right to counsel and to remain silent?”

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