During his campaign for the U.S. presidency, Sen. John McCain has frequently criticized the Bush administration regarding abductions, secret prisons and the torture of alleged terrorists from countries around the world. He has co-sponsored a congressional resolution that would prohibit the U.S. from using torture or other abusive techniques against any of its prisoners. Thus, it appears that Sen. McCain has at least partial understanding of the Constitution and its provisions for enforcement of the laws of war and international humanitarian law, which he was required to study as a student at the U.S. Naval Academy. Unfortunately, the senator must have missed class on the day his instructors taught the Nuremberg principles, or he somehow failed to grasp the full meaning of those basic principles.
McCain shows disregard for law, U.S. Constitution
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