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European Tribune - My Thoughts and Perspective as a SERE Graduate, Part I
Namely, that by twisting SERE techniques of interrogation into lawful orders, a lower person in the chain of command has no choice but to follow them because one can only challenge unlawful orders without legal jeapordy; the insidiousness of the OLC made those things lawful.
Lawful under US law but unlawful under international law and the treaties that the US has signed and ratified?

In other words, it would have to take a courageous person to be willing to refuse and then to take the case all the way to the Supreme Court?

The brainless should not be in banking. — Willem Buitler

by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu May 7th, 2009 at 06:00:37 AM EST

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