April 25, 2009

Well, it's a good thing Jordan doesn't torture!

Okay, this requires some cheek:

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David Gregory, by forcing King Abdullah to make a statement here, is also forcing him to make a statement about what constitutes lawful and illegal ways to treat detainees. My question is, where do Jordan's police and mukhabarat stand in this "important battle" to which the king refers?

In other news, I had lunch this weekend with one of the most knowledgeable people I know on the law and terrorism, and his quote to me about the terror memos was priceless:

"They were thinking like lawyers -- and not human beings."