That's what Bush and his Kool-Aid-drinking Apologists say that we're (now) doing, correct?
And, we're the Good Guys, right?
It's the Evil Doers who take hostages, no?
So then why are U.S. troops taking wives of insurgents hostage?
Why are war crimes being committed in our name?
Does it have anything to do with a mindset that had Alberto Gonzales describing the Geneva Conventions as "quaint?"
Inquiring minds want to know.