Let me see, we need to apologize and be contrite for taking terrorists, covering their face and pouring water on them for 40 seconds. That is considered equivalent to our enemies who do the following:
No, Zero, they are not our equivalent. They are barbarians of the worst sort. They are terrorists utilizing the worst form of gore and pain imaginable. The phrase stuck in my mind was one of them saying; We “love death more than you love life”. Their actions support that statement.