this is not to tie our hands with the prisinors, and at war stop telling the troops you cant do this or must treat them with dignity.
get info anyway you can
Kill or injure a member of his/her/ family.
Whether intentionally, by collateral damage or friendly fire. It doesn't make any difference to the family members, all they see is a dead relative.
Just as some people today hold a grudge for generations and seem willing to kill anyone that belongs to the same race that did something to their relatives in the distant past.
The civilians in Iraq that have lost relatives are prime candidates to become insurgents.
FBI Director Robert Mueller expressed worry that a sleeper operative in the United States may have been in place for years, awaiting orders for an attack.
"I remain very concerned about what we are not seeing," Mueller said in remarks he submitted to the senators.
Those jihadists who survive will leave Iraq experienced in and focused on acts of urban terrorism. They represent a potential pool of contacts to build transnational terrorist cells, groups and networks," Goss said.
Sometimes "The road to hell is paved with good intentions"