Say ‘No’ to America

5758494605_93e0e40872_oThe denied extradition of Gary McKinnon reveals a schism in Anglo-American relations.

by Alexander H. Maurice

On October 16, the home secretary of the United Kingdom, Theresa May, announced that she would halt the extradition of Gary McKinnon to the United States, ending the ordeal of one man. This is the first time any extradition has been denied between the U.S. and the U.K. since both parties signed the 2003 Extradition Act.

This announcement came as yet another quake in the continental divide that has recently drifted into Anglo-American Relations. The long-time NATO allies the U.S., the U.K., and Canada have many times supported each other’s operations, but the growing number of schisms in their relations show a …

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