Do the Rules of War Need a Revision?

Many are reconsidering the traditional laws of war in light of the use of terrorism as a tactic by insurgents in Iraq and Afghanistan. Is it time to update the Geneva Conventions? Hear NPR's Jennifer Ludden, Balthasar Staehelin of the International Committee of the Red Cross and and retired Navy Judge Advocate John Hutson.

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