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'Tortured' US citizens allowed to sue Donald Rumsfeld

By Archean
Aug 9, 2011
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  1. Two former US security contractors may sue former Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld for his role in their alleged torture in Iraq, a court has ruled.

    In a statement, a lawyer for Mr Rumsfeld said the decision to allow the suit "saps the effectiveness of the military, puts American soldiers at risk, and shackles federal officials who have a constitutional duty to protect America".

    Its never too late, beside what makes military a sacred cow which can't be touched upon? I think it probably reflects the mentality where these people have grown to completely unhindered power to do whatever they want to do, regardless of any laws. Anyway, this menace is not restricted to US military only, I think it is prevalent in so many other countries as well.

    By the way there is a reason that my employer 'officially' banned hiring of any ex-military personnel ;)
     
  2. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,970   +739

    I'm hoping that the sentence should read ex-military personnel
     
  3. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 6,062   +77

    Oops ...... thanks for pointing that out, it has been fixed now. :)
     


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