- CNN: White House: Detainees entitled to Geneva Convention protections
- BBC: US detainees to get Geneva rights
- FOX News: Pentagon Memo Says Detainees Protected by Geneva Conventions
This is, at least, a start. The prison at Guantanamo Bay is and will be a blight on this nation’s honor, but at the very least we are now acknowledging that certain rights are due the prisoners there. The Administration spins this, of course, as
no change; whatever. Listening to US Senators dismiss our obligations under the Geneva Conventions last weekend on Meet The Press sickened me; I’m sure now they’ll be happy to stand up and trumpet this. Again…whatever.