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Revenge is not justice

Posted in do que penso by spav on 10 Maio, 2011

We might ask ourselves how we would be reacting if Iraqi commandos landed at George W. Bush’s compound, assassinated him, and dumped his body in the Atlantic. Uncontroversially, his crimes vastly exceed bin Laden’s, and he is not a “suspect” but uncontroversially the “decider” who gave the orders to commit the “supreme international crime differing only from other war crimes in that it contains within itself the accumulated evil of the whole” (quoting the Nuremberg Tribunal) for which Nazi criminals were hanged: the hundreds of thousands of deaths, millions of refugees, destruction of much of the country, the bitter sectarian conflict that has now spread to the rest of the region.

Noam Chomsky on Osama bin Laden’s death. Article found in Guernica.

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  1. Miau said, on 13 Maio, 2011 at 16:58

    Tengo inquietudes que tu podrías ayudar a resolver…
    Lástima que estés lejos para una caña…
    Te mando un beso!


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