Burton, a former counterterrorism agent with the U.S. State Department said even if Gallegos Castrellon’s allegations are true, the confession would still be admissible in a U.S. court. "It really doesn’t matter what happened while he was in foreign custody, as long as no torture was conducted by U.S. agents. Ultimately, how the confession was obtained is not an issue in a foreign country."
"We may see a few more million babies born in the coming years than otherwise, but it will not answer China's deeper demographic challenge: that it is getting old before it gets rich," said John D. Minnich, East Asia Analyst for Stratfor.
"I think that there's a real mystery here surrounding what really took place and for reasons unbeknownst to me, the Congress as well as the agency are going out of their way to protect whatever there was that they were doing operationally in Libya," said Fred Burton, a former State Department diplomatic security agent who has written a book about Benghazi that's now being turned into an HBO movie.