Sunday, March 02, 2003

Can't we do anything right anymore?

So, Pakistan offered up Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. Big news, cause for victory and celebration. But, as Jim Henley notes:

Is there a creepy part that takes the edge off the joy? Alas, yes:

A U.S. official said Mohammed was expected to be interrogated in an undisclosed foreign country.

Gary Farber has written repeatedly on just what "interrogated in an undisclosed foreign country" means. My tender concern is not for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. It's for us.


Mike Kinsley tells us a bit more about why process matters.