What are they good for….absolutely nothin! Regarding the capture of British Naval personnel:
1. When we’re the ‘capturers’ we’re supposed to follow those conventions on our end even though the enemy doesn’t have to follow their parts.
2. When we’re the ‘caputurees’ (Let’s call we the western world.) the enemy apparently isn’t required to follow those conventions even though we are doing our part.
Courtesy of The Belmont Club
As currently interpreted the Geneva Conventions only apply to individuals bent on destroying America.
Where is the UN in all of this? Let me check their website, Oh yeah, still missing! Don’t worry guys – I’m sure they’re just around the corner.
They’re probably working furiously “behind the scenes”. Hardy, har, har.