June 5, 2006:
The Pentagon has decided to omit from new detainee policies a key tenet of the Geneva Conventions that explicitly bans "humiliating and degrading treatment," according to knowledgeable military officials, a step that would mark a further shift away from strict adherence to international human rights standards.
June 19, 2006:
An umbrella group linked to al-Qaida in Iraq claimed Monday that it had kidnapped two American soldiers reported missing south of Baghdad, where 8,000 Iraqi and U.S. troops were conducting a massive search.
So ... who's going to be the first dumbass, shameless, arrogant wanker to publicly demand that al-Qaeda respect the treatment of captured prisoners under the GC? Go on ... somebody must have the pre-requisite assholitude to write something that stupid.