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Stranded in Hamburg? What for?

But nevermind. As explained both upthread and downthread, it was the constitutional court who foiled the first extradiction resp. the (government-independent) Attorney General who killed the case in Germany (thereby foiling the second extradiction), while the politicians and local law enforcement were for it (and already booked his flight to Spain on the first instance).

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Sun Dec 6th, 2009 at 05:47:37 PM EST
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It was just an off-the-cuff comment DoDo. In the US, intelligence has been accused occasionally of protecting certain bad boys who have agreed to do them favors - so to speak.  Sometimes, they have, allegedly, been able to protect such persons from arrest.

I can swear there ain't no heaven but I pray there ain't no hell. _ Blood Sweat & Tears
by Gringo (stargazing camel at aoldotcom) on Sun Dec 6th, 2009 at 11:50:02 PM EST
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