posted on Jun, 15 2008 @ 08:04 AM
Did you fail to notice that the individuals held at Gitmo are illegal enemy combatants?
Did you fail to realize that those who have been released from Gitmo have been recaptured on the battlefield killing Americans?
The most charitable thing you can say about these guys is that they are prisoners of war, but they aren't really prisoners of war, since they are
Releasing combatants to kill again is not a good idea.
Affording them the same rights as American citizens is not a good idea.
Leaving their fate in the hands of the American judiciary is not a good idea.
This is unprecedented in the history of warfare and it will come back to bite us on the butt.
Between the Taliban in Afghanistan and the Supreme Court, we can expect an endless supply of illegal combatants in a never ending revolving door.
Our enemies must be jubilant.
[edit on 2008/6/15 by GradyPhilpott]