Sunday, October 24, 2004

Senators concerned about 1984'ing certain prisoners:
Sen. John McCain said interrogations can help extract crucial information from detainees on plans for attacks against Americans. But international law, including the Geneva Conventions, must be followed, he said.

''These conventions and these rules are in place for a reason because you get on a slippery slope and you don't know where to get off,'' McCain, R-Ariz., told ABC's ''This Week.''

''The thing that separates us from the enemy is our respect for human rights,'' he said.


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