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Friday, November 10, 2006

German Prosecutors

Drudge is reporting that Germany intends to issue criminal indictments against Rumsfeld, George Tenant, and Gonzalez, for the goings on at Abu Garib and Guantanamo Bay.

This is serious stuff. If it is true, we should pull our ambassador out of Germany and ask the Congress to block all trade with Germany. We should also pull all our troops out. We should not let leftist leaders in other countries intimidate our leaders. Germany should pay until they put a stop to it.

Blogger festivus said...

Agreed! Pulling the troops out of Germany immediately would be a good start.

Maybe it would also be a good time to finally submit that invoice to them for WWII and the rebuilding. I guess we could just agree to ignore the interest, but I think prorating the amount to today's dollars would be appropriate.

2:18 PM, November 10, 2006  
Blogger Harsh Pencil said...

The suit is not being brought by Germany, but by a bunch of former detainees at Abu whatever and Guantanamo, trying to take advantage of a German law that claims worldwide jurisdiction for war crimes. Up to now, German prosecutors have ignored earlier requests to indict Rumsfeld because, among other reasons, he was a U.S. official. Now that he has resigned, the plaintiffs are asking the German prosecutors to proceed. There has been no indication from them that they will

10:53 PM, November 10, 2006  

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