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Bottom line is WMD and prohibited ballistic missle programs were found. I actually think the UN should pay the US back for giving UN sanctions some meaning and backbone.
Originally posted by alpha_omega
he should be tried.
Hey, man, just an FWI for you, we never found any WMD's.
[edit on 26-8-2006 by alpha_omega]
Originally posted by apc
Murdering your own people isn't a war crime. It's just plain old murder.
If everyone who ever invaded someone else was to be tried in court, the line would be very, very long, and stretch back to the beginning of our species. Incorporating the notion of criminal act into war defeats the very nature of war. War surpasses crime. War is war.
Originally posted by dgtempe
Its nice to dream, isnt it?
I doubt very much Mr. Bush will ever be lead in handcuffs for the world to see...
Originally posted by jupiter869
Agreed. Killing your "own people" is murder. But is killing other people--people you are warring with--is that murder too?
Dust off the Nuremberg Files
According to a August 2002 report by the UN sub commission, laws which are violated by the use of DU shells include: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; the Charter of the United Nations; the Genocide Convention; the Convention Against Torture; the four Geneva Conventions of 1949; the Conventional Weapons Convention of 1980; and the Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907, which expressly forbid employing 'poison or poisoned weapons' and 'arms, projectiles or materials calculated to cause unnecessary suffering'.
Pentagon War Crimes: 250.000 Nagasaki Bombs in Iraq
There are more than 77,000 Tons stored at the 103 nuclear waste plants and the several Nuclear Weapons Labs in the US.
Each one makes another 250 pounds of radioactive material a day for radioactive bullets, bombs, and missiles.
International Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity Committed by the Bush Administration
The tribunal will deliberate on four categories of indictable crimes:
- Wars of Aggression, with particular reference to the invasions and occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan.
- Torture and Indefinite Detention, with particular reference to the abandonment of international standards concerning the treatment of prisoners of war and the use of torture.
- Destruction of the Global Environment, with particular reference to systematic policies contributing to the catastrophic effects of global warming.
- Attacks on Global Public Health and Reproductive Rights, with particular reference to the genocidal effects of forcing international agencies to promote "abstinence only" in the midst of a global AIDS epidemic.