However, terrorists and illegal combatants do not get the priviliges afforded by the Geneva conventions.
Once a war is declared, all prisoners are covered by the G.C.
To pick and choose the ones that need to be tortured is illegal and immoral. The Gestapo and the NKVD did that.
# US-led forces killed 37% of civilian victims.
# Anti-occupation forces/insurgents killed 9% of civilian victims.
# Post-invasion criminal violence accounted for 36% of all deaths.
Cycloptichorn wrote:And, besides that, what is immoral to do to one, is immoral to do to all, whether they wear a uniform or not.
Morality... I find it immoral to attach a bomb to oneself, wrap it with bb's, nails, misc fragments and then walk into a crowd and explode. Do you find that immoral as well?
I do not find it immoral to do everything within ones power to stop that immoral behavior. Especially on a grander scale of using an airplane or other weapon that can inflict massive casualties.
Our morals do not seem to align.
I can't seem to see where I said anything about killing innocent people. Do your morals allow you to see unwritten words as well?
I do not find it immoral to do everything within ones power to stop that immoral behavior.
And in another movie, Harrison Ford crushes the bad guys' son's testicles. The guy talks. Magic. Hollywood morality makes a comeback.
Can't find anything that allows the torture of prisoners.