Actual caption: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice reads a prepared statement to reporters before flying to Europe from the Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland December 5, 2005. Rice defended the practice of ‘rendition’, which she defined as transporting terrorist suspects from one country to another ‘to be questioned, held or brought to justice’. (J. Scott Applewhite/Pool/Reuters)
A telling clip from the AP article, Rice Defends U.S. Terrorism Policy:
Although she stopped short of confirming the existence of such prisons, Rice said that “the captured terrorists of the 21st century do not fit easily into traditional systems of criminal or military justice.”
“We need to adapt,” she said.