Bush's torture policy hurts our soldiers

Christian Science Monitor
by Carla Seaquist

10/04/06

Taking care of the troops under his command is an officer's sacred duty. That duty applies exponentially to a commander-in-chief. Yet the present commander-in-chief, George W. Bush, has further jeopardized the troops he sent to Iraq and Afghanistan. And he's been taking care -- not of the troops, but of his own administration. Mr. Bush should be cited for dereliction of duty. Dereliction No. 1: Bush's policy on torture hurts our soldiers. Last week, Congress surrendered to Bush's 'program' of 'alternative interrogation methods' (read: torture). While Bush claimed 'We do not torture' last month, his ongoing support for harsh tactics that amount to it heightens the risk that our soldiers will be tortured if taken captive -- a distinct and dire likelihood as Iraq deteriorates into civil war and Afghanistan tips back into chaos. ... Dereliction No. 2: Audaciously, the White House is also pushing changes to the War Crimes Act, the 1996 US law that prosecutes 'grave breaches' of the laws of war, such as the Geneva Conventions...

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