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A torturous compromise

September 23, 2006

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JOHN MCCAIN and two other Republican senators rebelled last week against President Bush's bid to pass rules for interrogating and trying terrorism suspects that violate the Geneva Conventions, but the senators have now agreed to a compromise that leaves the conventions on life support at best. Under the deal struck Thursday, the Geneva rules on abusive interrogations are not formally ... (Full article: 431 words)

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