Tuesday, March 29, 2011

"Preachers of the world", just a piece of the story

Why I called Bradley Manning's treatment 'stupid

by PJ Crowley - Guardian UK - March 29, 2011

Full piece at:


"As a public diplomat and (until recently) spokesman of the departmente od state, I was responsible for explaining the national security policy of the United States to the American people and populations abroad. I am also a retired military officer who has long believed that our civilian power must balance our military power."....

"Based on 30 years of government experience, if you have to explain why a guy is standing naked in the middle of a jail cell, you have a policy in need of urgent review. The Pentagon was quick to point out that no women were present when he did so, which is completely beside the point. "