Posted by Rube on May 18, 2004
In Reply to: Extraction mission posted by James Briggs on May 18, 2004
: : What's the defination of an
: : extraction mission.
: 'Rescue mission' is a reasonable translation - to get someone out of/to extract them fom a difficult situation
A "rescue mission". It could also be a kidnapping, such as recovering a wanted person from a non-extradition nation.
If the US could yank Assata Shakur from Cuba, you can believe an extraction mission would be scheduled.