December 27, 2003
THE LAW OF WAR: Phil Carter responds to an article in Foreign Affairs by Kenneth Roth of Human Rights Watch regarding the war on terrorism. Excerpt:
Mr. Roth’s false dichotomy infects the rest of his argument. His basic argument is that America is not at war, therefore, we should apply the rules of peacetime law enforcement to the conflict. That doesn’t pass the common sense test, let alone the intellectual rigor that I would expect from an article in Foreign Affairs.
Read the whole thing, as they say.