You can't make this stuff up. We can drop black op troops anywhere in the world and seize citizens of other countries because... it is legal under US law.
The capture of an alleged al-Qaeda operative outside his home by Special Operations forces in Tripoli on Saturday and his secret removal from Libya was a rare instance of U.S. military involvement in “rendition,” the practice of grabbing terrorism suspects to face trial without an extradition proceeding and long the province of the CIA or the FBI.
The Libyan government on Sunday condemned what it called the “kidnapping” of one of its citizens after Ruqai, known by the alias Anas al-Libi, was forced out of his car and bundled away by men his brother described as foreign-looking “commandos.
Kerry said the weekend seizure in Tripoli of suspected Al-Qaeda operative Nazih al-Ragye, better known as Abu Anas al-Libi, complied with U.S. law.He said the suspect was a "legal and appropriate target" for the U.S. military and will face justice in a court of law.