Jun 17, 2004
There is some recycled material here, but it is worth revisiting.
At the request of CIA Director George Tenet, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld ordered the military to secretly hold a suspected terrorist in Iraq , a Pentagon spokesman said.
The suspected terrorist has been held since October without being given an identification number and without the International Committee of the Red Cross being notified, Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman said. Both conditions violate the Geneva Accords on treatment of prisoners of war.
[...]Maj. David Kolarik, a spokesman for the military’s Joint Task Force-Guantanamo, said all prisoners are treated “in accordance with the principles” of the Geneva Conventions “to the extent appropriate and consistent with military necessity.”
Hat tip to Dave Johnson. He calls them “liars,” but he forgets “under oath.”
Update: Paperwight’s Fair Shot amplifies.
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