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Aug 27, 2006 6:44 am


Bush and Saddam Should Both Stand Trial, Says Nuremberg Prosecutor



A chief prosecutor of Nazi war crimes at Nuremberg says that George W. Bush should be tried for war crimes along with Saddam Hussein. Benjamin Ferencz, who secured convictions for 22 Nazi officers for their work in orchestrating the death squads that killed more than one million people, argues that Bush and Saddam should be tried for starting"aggressive" wars—Saddam for his 1990 attack on Kuwait and Bush for his 2003 invasion of Iraq.
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M.D. Fulwiler - 8/30/2006

Although Nuremberg trials always bothered me because I think they amounted to creating ex post facto law, there is no doubt that the Nuremberg principles are currently valid and both George Bush and Saddam should spend the rest of their lives in prison.

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