wbwhite at MADBBS.COM
Fri Apr 30 21:44:13 MDT 2004
Jim Nantz wrote:
> I agree Dennis. We can't condone mistreatment of POWs. I would think it
> a good idea to make sure that all military personnel know that this sort
> of thing won't be tolerated. It's one thing to get a little rough on
> someone when you need information quickly. For example if an American
> soldier is being held by insurgents and you've captured one of them,
> getting a little rough might be a good way to get him to tell where the
> soldier is so he can be rescued. However mistreating them for the hell of
> it isn't a good idea.
> If one side mistreats its prisoners, the other side can use this to
> justify its mistreatment of its prisoners.
> Del Boy for President
> On Fri, 30 Apr 2004, Dennis Putnam wrote:
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> > At 03:55 PM 4/30/2004, you wrote:
> > >You've seen the pictures of the Iraqi prisoners being mistreated. You
> > >might have heard W say how he was disgusted at how they were treated.
> > >
> > >What if anything should be done to the soldiers who were responsible?
> > A 30 day furlough with combat pay.
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