Tuesday, May 20, 2003

Yay Belgium!

17 Iraqis and 2 Jordanians have applied to the Belgian Courts to try US General Tommy Franks for war crimes committed in Iraq. It's unlikely to ever secure a conviction, but the United States' point blank refusal to sign up to the International Criminal Court leaves this as the only method of ever making US military commanders accountable for their actions. Of course, the US will probably suspend all economic and political ties with Belgium until it drops the case, because God Forbid that the USA could ever do anything wrong and not be the total moral authority of the world,....

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