Friday, April 08, 2005
Double standards for war crimes.
"Gobsmacked by history" at Body and Soul points out the double standard the United States has towards war crimes. Long story short, things we're now doing in Iraq were also perpetrated by the Japanese in World War II, and we came down pretty hard on them about it when the war was over. Now that it's us, well, not so much. See the article for details; I gaped when I read it.