Obama Has Duty to Go after War Criminals
December 03, 2008 The Chicago Sun-Times
2 Pages Posted: 10 Aug 2013
Date Written: December 3, 2008
Some on President-elect Barack Obama's team wonder whether he will have the duty to prosecute or extradite persons who are reasonably accused of having committed and abetted war crimes or crimes against humanity during the Bush administration's admitted "program" of "coercive interrogation" and secret detention that was part of a "common, unifying" plan to deny protections under the Geneva Conventions. The short answer is "yes."
Keywords: War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity, secret detention, "coercive interrogation"
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