Originally Posted by jmac7142
It's not an "all-or-nothing"-type situation. In between the two extremes (those being letting them go and torturing them/holding them indefinitely), there is a more moderate solution-treating them like any other prisoner, i.e not torturing them, bringing up charges against them and allowing said charges to be contested in court.
This is assuming that they have rights
under the US Constitution, which they do not. They (the vast majority of them) are enemy combatatants from foreign nations, not US citizens. Any US citizens held in GTMO (if any) are
entitled to due process under the law...for the rest of them, an entirely different set of rules applies.
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