"The letter to the editor by Mr. Colin Miles ['A nation of war criminals ?' Jan. 2011, p. 5] displays either an innocent ignorance concerning both the workings of the United Nations and the context and purpose of the Geneva Convention, or an inexcusable attempt to support his position through insidious innuendo. In the case of Afghanistan, Canada is and has been acting with UN approval". "Finally, Mr. Miles seems rather fond of trotting out commandments and Jesus' sayings. Perhaps he could profit by considering these: 'Thou shalt not bear false witness' and 'Judge not, lest ye be judged'".