Yoo, Bybee, and the Taliban prisoner

Future of Freedom Foundation
by Jacob G. Hornberger

07/26/10

I wonder what torture-memo attorneys John Yoo and Jay Bybee are thinking regarding the report of a U.S. sailor who was apparently taken captive by the Taliban yesterday. Time will tell whether the sailor who was killed with him was actually the lucky one. Would the Taliban torture the guy? It wouldn’t surprise anyone, but one thing is certain: the U.S. government unfortunately has no moral standing whatsoever to demand proper treatment of the soldier, given its own position and its own track record regarding torture and abuse...

//www.fff.org/blog/jghblog2010-07-26.asp


Informant: Thomas L. Knapp



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