US Special Operations forces captured Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai, also known as Abu Anas al-Libi, in Tripoli on 5 October 2013 and secretly removed him from the country. He was wanted in connection with the 1998 bombings of the U.S. embassies in Tanzania and Kenya. US officials say that Ruqai will be brought before a US federal criminal court relatively quickly and will not be held incommunicado indefinitely or transferred to a third country for interrogation. President Obama has barred the use of extraordinary rendition but reserved the right to capture and render some suspects for trial in the United States. More can be read here.
Neither Just Nor Secure, written by Andrew Tyrie MP and Anthony Peto QC and published by Centre for Policy Studies in January 2013, wins Prospect Think Tank Award for UK Publication of the Year. More can be read here.