“War Hero Or War Criminal? McCain And Rolling Thunder”

. From The Article:
“Why would anyone have wanted to prosecute McCain and the other captured pilots? Taylor’s argument was that their actions were in violation of the Geneva conventions that specifically forbid indiscriminate bombing that could cause incidental loss of civilian life or damage to civilian objects. Adding to the Geneva code, he noted, was the decision at the Nuremberg trials after World War Two: military personnel cannot defend themselves against such a charge with a claim that they were simply following orders.”
(This information takes away any supposed humor there was in McCain’s “bomb, bomb, bomb Iran” joke, as I see it)

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