Last edited by ecofarm; 06-23-13 at 12:19 AM.
...why is this suddenly an issue right now?
"Political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible. . . . Thus political language has to consist largely of euphemism, question-begging and sheer cloudy vagueness."
~Orwell, Politics and the English Language
FAQs: International Protection for Guantánamo Prisoners who Cannot be Safely Repatriated | Center for Constitutional Rights
It's not about determining how those nations "interact with their citizens", it's about human rights and justice - and what the US can do to preserve such even under the imperfect circumstances of Gitmo prisoners.then share with us why we, as a nation, have an obligation to determine how a nation interacts with its citizens
It's not about controlling other countries. It's about US sovereignty and an obligation to inmates to not make things worse. No country has the right to force the US into to turning people over to torturous death.
There's no attempt to force other countries to do anything, merely an attempt to see justice served and inmates spared human rights abuses.
Last edited by ecofarm; 06-23-13 at 01:29 AM.
I love the NSA. It's like having a secret fan-base you will never see, but they're there, watching everything you write and it makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside knowing that I may be some person's only form of unconstitutional entertainment one night.
"The problem in defense is how far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without."
~Dwight D. Eisenhower