As usual, Thomas Sowell gets it right. Several of our Senators, and the bulk of the lefties and "civil liberties" don't have a clue.
"Does any sane adult believe that the cutthroats we are dealing with will respect the Geneva convention? Or that our extension of Geneva convention rights to them will be seen as anything other than another sign of weakness and confusion that will encourage them in their terrorism?"
"Squeamishness about how this is done is not a sign of higher morality but of irresponsibility in the face of mortal dangers."
And let's be very clear on this point: The Constitution is NOT a suicide pact.