Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
The problem, as far as I've been able to determine, is that the US has not actually ratified the protocols that define torture. So while it's illegal to torture people in the US, it's not technically illegal under US law for the Bush regime to redefine what's torture to exclude torture by waterboarding... None of which would matter if the Hague had some teeth and a proper, global jurisdiction.

Disclaimer: IANAL

- Jake

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by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Tue Oct 16th, 2007 at 11:23:10 AM EST
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