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BurtWorm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-05 01:29 PM
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BBC: Wilkerson says Cheney might be guilty of war crimes
Cheney accused on prisoner abuse

http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/pr/fr/-/2/hi/middle_east/44806...

A top aide to former Secretary of State Colin Powell has launched a stinging attack on US Vice-President Dick Cheney over abuse of prisoners by US troops.

Col Lawrence Wilkerson accused Mr Cheney of ignoring a decision by President Bush on the treatment of prisoners in the war on terror.

Asked by the BBC's Today if Mr Cheney could be accused of war crimes, he said: "It's an interesting question."

"Certainly it is a domestic crime to advocate terror," he added.

"And I would suspect, for whatever it's worth, it's an international crime as well."

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Metta Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-05 01:30 PM
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1. That ship has already sailed.
... with pictures and t-shirts.
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mod mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-05 01:35 PM
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2. Sounds like pointing fingers at Cheney while relinquishing blame
from bu$h. Sorry but the buck stops where? These allegations of torture and war crimes have been ongoing, with no action to put a stop to them. Cheney reports to Bush, who if I recall correctly, has not fired his Vice President. The entire administration is to blame!
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Dark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-05 01:36 PM
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3. That's what they do best. n/t
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