Friday, July 31, 2015

Quote of the day

Alberto Mora, the former Navy general counsel who protested the abuses, told the Senate committee that “there are serving U.S. flag-rank officers who maintain that the first and second identifiable causes of U.S. combat deaths in Iraq — as judged by their effectiveness in recruiting insurgent fighters into combat — are, respectively, the symbols of Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo.” This comes from a very compelling editorial in the New York Times calling for a reasonable approach to investigating high-level Bush officials who authorized torture. You should read the whole thing while I'm tied up with some other matters.

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Alberto Mora, the former Navy general counsel who protested the abuses, told the Senate committee that “there are serving U.S. flag-rank officers who maintain that the first and second identifiable causes of U.S. combat deaths in Iraq — as judged by their effectiveness in recruiting insurgent fighters into combat — are, respectively, the symbols of Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo.”

This comes from a very compelling editorial in the New York Times calling for a reasonable approach to investigating high-level Bush officials who authorized torture. You should read the whole thing while I'm tied up with some other matters.
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