War criminal

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A war criminal is someone who has committed a war crime.

Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay

In May 2012 the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Commission found George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, John Yoo, Jay Bybee, Alberto Gonzales, David Addington and William Haynes II guilty in connection with torture carried out at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay.

 

Examples

Page nameDescription
David AddingtonThe "most powerful man you’ve never heard of" (2006) who was an energetic supporter of torture under George W. Bush.
Frans van AnraatBig supplier of Saddam Hussein. Rejected setting up a new deep state-front in Iraq during Iraq War and fled an AIVD safehouse. Only Dutch national to ever appear of FBI Ten most Wanted list. Jailed for 17 years.
Tony BlairRemarkably popular at the time, Tony Blair was a UK prime minister, now infamous for lying the UK into invading Iraq, notwithstanding massive opposition. He is currently sought for War crimes by many people.
George W. BushThe 43rd US President, a bonesman, former oil businessman, now being pursued for war crimes.
Jay Bybee
Alastair Campbell
Dick Cheney
Alberto GonzalesA "woefully incompetent" US Attorney General
Steven Dale GreenA US soldier convicted of raping and murdering an Iraqi girl.
Hissène HabréThe former CIA backed dictator of Chad. He was victorious over Muammar Gaddafi in the Toyota War.
William Haynes IIA counsel of the US Defense Department
Nobusuke Kishi
Henry KissingerUS deep politician, 40+ Bilderbergs, Nobel peace prize, war criminal
Robert McNamaraUS Deep state actor, War criminal, Defense secretary, World Bank president, Brookings, CFR...
Barack ObamaA puppet of the deep state, groomed for a top job. Has overseen a rollout of police state tactics such as torture, mass surveillance and assassination.
Pol Pot
Donald Rumsfeld
John YooThe US lawyer whose name is now synonymous with the infamous "torture memo" which opened the door to legalising torture and lead to his conviction as a war criminal.

 

Related Quotation

PageQuoteAuthor
Robert McNamaraLeMay said, "If we'd lost the war, we'd all have been prosecuted as war criminals." And I think he's right. He, and I'd say I, were behaving as war criminals. LeMay recognized that what he was doing would be thought immoral if his side had lost. But what makes it immoral if you lose and not immoral if you win?”Robert McNamara

 

Related Document

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:Remembrance Day and the truths that dare not speak their nameblog post8 November 2018John WightIf Remembrance Day imparts a message worthy of our collective intelligence it is that war should be made a crime, with those who instigate it punished as criminals. In the last analysis it does not determine who is right only who is left. We have met the enemy and he is us. End.

 

Official examples

Name
Hissène Habré
Saddam Hussein


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