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The U.S. and the Geneva Conventions

According to military officials, the Pentagon plans to omit a core tenet of the Geneva Conventions from its new detainee policies—the ban on "humiliating and degrading treatment." What's your opinion of this?

Your vote:


<strong>It's appalling.</strong> If we give up the Geneva Conventions, we forfeit our moral authority as a country.48%
<strong>OK by me.</strong> If forfeiting some of the Geneva Conventions helps us catch terrorists, so be it.43%
<strong>Not sure what I think.</strong>9%
Total votes cast: 2620
poll first posted on June 6, 2006

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