Two interesting pieces … and one cause for celebration

1. William Pfaff on Should the Torturers Go on Trial?

‘The most effective way to prevent future war crimes is not to threaten elected leaders with punishment that probably will not be imposed. It is to convince civilian and military officials at all levels of government that if they commit or participate in war crimes, as clearly defined in international law and the Uniform Code of Military Justice, even under orders of their superiors, the serious possibility will exist that (in another administration?) they will be appropriately punished’.

2. Jay Feldman reviews ‘Concentration Camps on the Home Front’

3. Death sentences commuted in Ghana

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