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Ghost Planes, Night Flights and Secret Wars

Stephen Grey author of Ghost Plane: The Inside Story of the CIA’s Secret Rendition Programme, which is based on a secret CIA programme known as ‘extraordinary rendition’ transporting hundreds of prisoners to foreign jails and secret facilities, comes to the ICA to discuss his book and and what it says about our politics and our culture today.


In interviews with senior US administration figures for his book Ghost Plane, Stephen Grey revealed how a secret CIA programme known as ‘extraordinary rendition’ transported hundreds of prisoners to foreign jails and secret facilities. At the ICA, he talks to Derek Gregory about how this parallel world of secret snatches, uncanny paradoxes and paranoid happenings developed, and what it says about our politics and our culture. Stephen Grey is a freelance journalist based in London and author of Ghost Plane: The Inside Story of the CIA’s Secret Rendition Programme. He has written extensivly about the CIA's contraversial undercover operations for such publications as the Sunday Times, the Guardian, the Times, New York Times, Atlantic Monthly as well as appearing on BBC TV’s Newsnight Review and on BBC Radio 4. Derek Gregory is Professor of the University of British Columbia at Vancouver and author of The Colonial Present; Afghanistan, Palestine and Iraq
Nash Room, £10, £9 concs, £8 ICA members


Speaker(s):

Professor Derek Gregory | talks

 

Date and Time:

7 November 2006 at 7:00 pm

Duration:

2 hours

 

Venue:

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)
The Mall
London
SW1Y 5AH
+44 20 79 30 36 47
http://www.ica.org.uk/

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Tickets:

£10, £9 concs, £8 ICA members

Available from:

ICA Box Office 020 7930 3647

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