Justices insist on 'civilized' war on terror

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Author(s) Mark Steyn
Source The Orange County Register
Date July 2, 2006
URL http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/opinion/atoz/article_1198821.php
Quotes-start.png "And, of course, al-Qaeda never need to sign the Conventions now, do they? As the ultimate beneficiaries of the progressive mindset, they get all the benefits with none of the obligations. We’re bound, they’re not. If you’re captured with the severed head of a U.S. soldier in your knapsack, you’re covered by Geneva – and, as your victim learned a mile back up the road, it’s too late for him to call his lawyer." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Supreme Court was correct in its ruling on the topic Hamdan v. Rumsfeld.