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Unformatted text preview: prosecution against many people within America’s former cabinet as well as the military is a bold statement, but indeed a statement which needed to be said. After dozens and dozens of clear violations for both federal and international law, America may never be able to approach the table for international relations in the same way again. As well, after torturing dozens of Arabic prisoners in Guantanamo and exposed “black sites,” America’s asking other countries not to torture American soldiers upon capture has absolutely no bearing whatsoever. The only chance at clearing our image is to distance ourselves from the past regime, by prosecuting them and showing how America in its essence does not stand for actions done by our past regime. Discussion Question: Does America still have a right to ask other nations not to torture American prisoners captured in war? And if not, is there any way to reconcile American’s right to not be tortured?...
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- Winter '08
- Supreme Court of the United States, 2003 invasion of Iraq, Noah Greenberg Lawso, heir blatant violations, Scott Horton