The Enemy Detainee Mess

From Discourse DB
Jump to navigation Jump to search

This is an opinion item.

Author(s) The Wall Street Journal editorial board
Source The Wall Street Journal
Date July 3, 2008
Quotes-start.png "While GIs gathered shell casings or interviewed witnesses to meet a U.S. judge's habeas standard, they would leave themselves open to counterattack or sniper fire. No commander – and no Commander in Chief – can ask his troops to put themselves in danger to satisfy Justice Kennedy's legal afflatus. This is what Justice Antonin Scalia meant when he wrote that Americans will die as a result of Boumediene." Quotes-end.png

Add or change this opinion item's references

This item argues against the position Supreme Court was correct in its ruling on the topic Boumediene v. Bush.