you either have standards or you do not.<quoted text>
dbar honestly man if you were in a ring and the rules were drawn up out and clear but once you enter the ring the other guy does not comply. Are you going to honestly tell me your going to stand there with your arm behind your back and get your tush hacked off so you can later say.. I was right?? Cause he's going to win and at the end of the day, the victors write it as they like it.
under your logic the US could firebomb every town and city in Afghanistan as we see fit.
or poison the water supplies of all the villages in disputed areas.
salt the earth with radioactive elements so that no one can live there for a thousand years.
shall we drop explosive toys for the children living in those areas to play with?
you have to draw the line somewhere.
on waterboarding the US drew a line quite some time ago.