Warfighting and Torture

Discussion in 'Staff College and Staff Officers' started by Hugh McManners, Nov 10, 2010.

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  1. Torture is not permitted in full-on war by the Geneva Conventions. In asymmetric warfare, resorting to torture indicates a government unable to cope with terrorism without breaking its own laws, and abandoning the values it's trying to preserve in its counter-terrorist campaign. In countries like Afghanistan and Iraq, already well-used to brutality, this is a slippery slope down which we shouldn't even be looking. (This is a brief summary. Please click the link to read the full article)

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  2. Haven't you posted this, couched in similar terms, twice already?
     
  3. rampant

    rampant LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

    It's an RSS feed from his site set up by the COs, and the debate has moved on if you take alook at the Bush thread