The Arar Inquiry – August 25, 2005 (Part 2 of 4)

Inquiries on CPAC

The Arar Inquiry – August 25, 2005 (Part 2 of 4)

The Commission of Inquiry into the Actions of Canadian Officials in Relation to Maher Arar

Witness: Jack Hooper

Jack Hooper (Assistant Deputy Director of Operations for the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)) continues testimony. Under direct examination by Commission Counsel Paul J. J. Cavalluzzo, Mr. Hooper is questioned at length about CSIS’s alleged interference with attempts by the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) to obtain consensus among Canadian agencies in seeking Mr. Arar’s release from Syria.