Article 13 of the Geneva convention precludes prisoners of war from being exposed to public curiosity. U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld denounced the broadcast on Iraqi television of five American soldiers who had apparently been captured and were being questioned. We’ll hear several perspectives on the rules of warfare.


  • Robert K. Goldman Professor of law, Washington College of Law at American University
  • Gary Solis Professor of law, Georgetown University Law School and retired Lieutenant Colonel with the U.S. Marines
  • Tom Malinowski Washington advocacy director for Human Rights Watch

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