• From: Robert Paul <rpaul@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 13:44:58 -0700

[I wrote, in response to Judy]:

No. That's the whole point of designating them unlawful enemy combatants.

and Paul Stone wrote:

It's the same as the difference between a bad person and a really, really bad person.

Sorry. I don't get it. The designation is meant to distinguish them from ordinary military personnel who, if captured, are called prisoners of war, and given rights under the various Geneval Conventions.

Robert Paul
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