for ourselves and our posterity.
Observations and analysis from Daniel McIntosh.
03 April, 2006
Revising the Geneva Conventions
Still another call--this time from the British defense secretary--for a revision of the Geneva Conventions to deal with non-state combatants. It's a good idea as far as it goes, but it doesn't address the basic problem: how can one create and maintain a regime to limit violence if one side has no particular interest in doing so? It is notoriously difficult to deter suicide bombers...