Lunatics in America aren’t just in Washington. London Guardian national security editor Spencer Ackerman explained West Point Law Professor William Bradford claims “legal scholars critical of the war on terrorism represent a ‘treasonous’ fifth column that should be attacked as enemy combatants.”
He wants them, their home offices, law schools where they teach and media outlets interviewing them targeted like radical Islamists—“even if it means great destruction, innumerable enemy casualties, and civilian collateral damage,” he wrote in an academic paper.
“Shocking and extreme as this option might seem, (dissenting) scholars, and the law schools that employ them, are—at least in theory—targetable so long as attacks are proportional, distinguish noncombatants from combatants, employ nonprohibited weapons, and contribute to the defeat of Islamism,” he claimed.
His National Security Law Journal article headlined “Trahison des Professeurs: The Critical Law of Armed Conflict Academy as an Islamist Fifth Column.”
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