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    but you will not find a source that finds isolation as consistent with Geneva protections.

    Furthermore, and more to the point, we are NOT talking about just isolation here. The "Separation" technique explicitly also includes sleep deprivation, sensory deprivation, and a host of other techniques as well. As Susan Crawford, the convening authority at Guantanamo told Bob Woodward just the other day, even if you consider some of these techniques "legal," the combination of effect is clearly torture.

    War is the statesman's game, the priest's delight, The lawyer's jest, the hired assassin's trade Invictus

    by Valtin on Sun Jan 25, 2009 at 03:31:56 PM PST

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