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Personal Dignity and the Geneva Conventions

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Personal Dignity and the Geneva Conventions

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Several Republicans are critical of a White House plan to allow tough interrogation methods for suspected terrorists. At the center of the argument is a portion of the Geneva Conventions that bars "outrages upon personal dignity." President Bush finds the phrase "unclear."

Guests:

Bob Goldman, professor, Washington College of Law, American University

Ruth Wedgwood, professor of international law and diplomacy, Johns Hopkins University