An empty amendment

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Author(s) The Washington Times editorial board
Source The Washington Times
Date November 9, 2005
Quotes-start.png "But what's most troubling is that the amendment likely would be interpreted as a zero-tolerance policy against all effective interrogation techniques, which explains the administration's resistance. After September 11, the president rightly determined that terrorists taken on the battlefield are not enemy combatants and therefore are not under the protections of the Geneva Conventions." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Amendment should be passed on the topic McCain Detainee Amendment.