“This was a serious attempt to bring one of the perpetrators of the Iraq war to justice, for what is described under the Nuremberg Principles as an international crime,” he said.Sadly he is correct. That means....?
During Mr Bolton’s talk, to a packed-out audience, Mr Monbiot had asked Mr Bolton what difference there was between him and a Nazi war criminal.
Mr Bolton said the war was legal, partly because Iraq had failed to comply with a key and binding UN resolution after the end of the Gulf War in 1991.
On the war’s legality, he added: “This is not my personal opinion, this is the opinion of the entire legal apparatus of the US government.”
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
But John Bolton escapes: