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9.19.2006

Bush Detainee Plan Adds to World Doubts Of U.S., Powell Says

Thank you Mr. Powell.

Now, I almost forgive you for that speech in front of the UNSC in February 2003.

Also:
Powell, elaborating on a position first expressed last week in a letter to Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), also argued that the administration's plan to "clarify" U.S. obligations under the Geneva Conventions would set a precedent for other nations that would endanger U.S. troops.

"Suppose North Korea or somebody else wants to redefine or 'clarify' " Geneva Conventions provisions prohibiting "outrages against personal dignity" and "humiliating and degrading treatment" of prisoners, he said.


From Washington Post (link above)