Red Sox: champions of baseball, torture transport

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We missed this Gordon Edes story in Monday's Boston Globe reporting that a private charter plane belonging to Red Sox minority owner Phillip Morse has been used by the US government to transport prisoners of war to torture-friendly third party countries:

 Morse said he was ''stunned" by a published report suggesting that the plane might have been used for special renditions, the controversial practice in which terrorism suspects arrested abroad have been forcibly returned to their native countries for interrogation, sometimes with methods that are barred by US law.

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