JAG Hunter here: Nothing new. Senior commanders, aided and abetted by staff JAGs, have demonstrated for decades their contumacious disregard for the rule of law to the detriment of soldiers and sailors alike. That rights of the accused are of no consequence in this instance is merely an extension of long standing internal, executive policy.
Generals ordered to testify on abuse
"Defense attorneys said their case will hinge in part on the soldiers' state of mind, including a belief that top levels of government saw inmates as terrorists who didn't deserve rights."
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