'consider the Geneva Conventions against protecting civilians in wartime “no longer relevant.”'
June 25, 2012 1:51 PM Subscribe
posted by the man of twists and turns (42 comments total)
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Last year, Wired
reported that 'The FBI is teaching
its counterterrorism agents that “main stream” [sic] American Muslims are likely to be terrorist sympathizers; that the Prophet Mohammed was a “cult leader”; and that the Islamic practice of giving charity is no more than a “funding mechanism for combat.”' (previously
The FBI pledged reform, but the materials appeared to be deeply embedded
. After the President ordered
a review, the FBI 'purged'
the documents from training materials.
Earlier this year Wired
reported that 'U.S. Military Taught Officers
: Use ‘Hiroshima’ Tactics for ‘Total War’ on Islam.'
The course was shut down by order of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs
, and the existence and persistence of the course blamed on 'institutional failures.'
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