Saturday, August 29, 2015
Tabatha Southey: Elephant? What Duffy-shaped elephant?
Rex Murphy: Duffy's a lemon The Duffy lemon has been thoroughly squeezed and the pips have squeaked their last. It's been in the media blender so long - 45 days of trial, months and months of saturation media coverage - that there's now not even a scent, a mist, of juice left. The pulp has been…
Thursday, August 6, 2015
...and a great day to remember Tony Blair, Jack Straw, Lord Goldsmith, all these guys who bear individual responsibility for the invasion of Iraq
.@jeremycorbyn: "If Tony Blair has committed war crimes [in Iraq] he should be tried for them" #newsnight— Ian Katz (@iankatz1000) August 4, 2015
The Tribunal established by the Agreement referred to in Article 1 hereof for the trial and punishment of the major war criminals of the European Axis countries shall have the power to try and punish persons who, acting in the interests of the European Axis countries, whether as individuals or as members of organizations, committed any of the following crimes.
The following acts, or any of them, are crimes coming within the jurisdiction of the Tribunal for which there shall be individual responsibility:
(a) CRIMES AGAINST PEACE: namely, planning, preparation, initiation or waging of a war of aggression, or a war in violation of international treaties, agreements or assurances, or participation in a common plan or conspiracy for the accomplishment of any of the foregoing;[emphasis added]