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In your opinion, how should prisoners of war be interrogated?

When the U.S. receives prisoners of war, how should these individuals be treated? Your input is greatly appreciated! Thanks everyone! =)

Asked By: Becky - 10/1/2006
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Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Unfortunately, those who routinely spend a fair amount of time in church or temple seem to forget that lesson on Monday morning... More
Answered By: Usher - 10/1/2006
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POWs only need to tell their social security number and their military rank. After that, they should be given equal lodgings to what the soldiers are getting. That's it in theory. That's what happens when you take a prisoner.
Answered By: dane - 10/1/2006
 
Definitely torture; it's a time honored method dating thousands of years. And, torture gets good information because all information is good. You take the info, test it, and if it's not reliable you go back and torture some more. Worst thing that happens is you kill a guy who really didn't know anything. That ain't... More
Answered By: jack b - 10/1/2006
 
don't know but when a al kieda or however you spell it is found guilty they should give them a blood transfusion with pigs blood first then gas them
Answered By: Hannible - 10/1/2006
 
Using "harsh measures"..
Answered By: luckistrike - 10/1/2006
 
They should be treated as per the Geneva Convention rules are/ Strictly ask name.rank and serial number.This is the way I would expext our men to be treated.
Answered By: jimbo - 10/1/2006
 
I'm appalled and embarrassed by the ignorant and bloodthirsty attitudes expressed here. POWs should be treated the way we hope our troops should be treated if they are captured. And then there's those pesky Geneva Conventions, which are NOT open to "interpretation, " as his highness says they are.
Answered By: tonalc1 - 10/1/2006
 
This is an amazingly touchy subject, and one that should be handled with kid gloves. However, this is also Yahoo! Answers so I don't know how serious anyone will take it... More
Answered By: Cerri - 10/1/2006
 
Prisoners of War are under the Geneva Convention. Spies and Terrorists that don't wear uniforms are not protected by the Geneva Convention. But Terrorists have Democrats protecting and caring for them.
Answered By: birdsnakecatharine - 10/1/2006
 
By any means required to extract the needed information to keep the country and its citizens safe.
Answered By: 75160 - 10/1/2006
 
I dont see anything wrong with the way they were treated before: The Geneva Convention covers that just fine. It's better treatment than any of the US Civilians taken hostage in Iraq have received. Better than any treatment any airline hostage has received... More
Answered By: paradigm_thinker - 10/1/2006
 
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