Originally posted by DrConway:
Because you can't quit butting in in order to link everything back to Uncle Sam regardless of relevance to the thread content and because Stockholm butts in anywhere he isn't wanted on general principle
Doc, read your location text box, and tell us who would be considered the "great" and who has been relatively "powerless" since 1965? There is a trial happening in the world today and expected to last several months and perhaps more than a year.
As a general rule, vicious empires are generally never left out of discussions on human rights in countries where they were exerting military influence at approximately the exact same time a mass die-off took place.
Aiding and abetting a murderer in most countries is punishable by law and with some obligation to seeking international cooperation. Henry Kissinger is as indictable as were the Nazi architects of final solution. And it looks as though Cambodians are willing to prosecute the USA's former proxies still living in that country. Kissinger travelled the world seeking support from allied nations for Pol Pot's regime, and the doctor was a very influential U.S. diplomat at the time.
There were previous Cambodian requests to subpoenae world leaders,from former U.N. secretary generals to Jimmy Carter, Margaret Thatcher and Henry Kissinger over their support for Pol Pot's regime.
U.S. Involvement in the Cambodian War and Genocide The Cambodian Genocide Program, Yale University
Fair Trials Manual There are some especially relevant remarks under the section for genocide and "Why Combat Impunity?"
"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." -- Martin Luther King
[ 20 November 2007: Message edited by: Fidel ]