23 Dec. 2006

So the USA had this Bali Bomber guy Hambali locked up in Gitmo as the Indonesians were trying Abu Bakar Bashir. And the USA wouldn't let anyone talk to him. And Australia didn't even try.

Here's Phillip Ruddock's excuse:
A spokesman for federal Attorney-General Philip Ruddock says the Minister could not have done anything because the matter was under the control and responsibility of Indonesian authorities.