TITLE

A Matter of Accountability

AUTHOR(S)
Ullman, Harlan
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Nov2006, Vol. 132 Issue 11, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the views of the author on the treatment of enemy combatants in the U.S., and, whether the standards of conduct in the treatment decided, would be a civilian or military judgment. President George W. Bush and his political advisors represent the civilians and the military men represent the military. The main issue is absolute accountability in war. Civilian accountability is largely at the ballot box, while military accountability reflects in blood loss.
ACCESSION #
23176968

 

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