I won’t get out of bed for anything less than a “real genocide”

Geraldine Kennedy: “The view of the newspaper is in the Editorials.”

The Irish Times Editorial on Tony Blair’s PR tour:

“Blair’s problem is that, little lies notwithstanding, in burnishing his claim in his book to a statesman’s legacy he can’t shake off the Big Iraq Lie that will in the medium-term colour all assessments of him. Some even want him arrested this weekend in Ireland as a war criminal but, whatever one’s views of the legality of the Iraq war, such posturing does nothing but deflect from the difficult pursuit of real perpetrators of genocide.” [Irish Times, 3/09/10]

Ethnic cleansing in Iraq, a Baghdad example:

Map via the Washington Post.

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3 thoughts on “I won’t get out of bed for anything less than a “real genocide”

  1. “Whatever one’s views of the legality of the Iraq war”?

    “One’s views” have no bearing on the issue. The law is quite clear, and “Madame Editor” is well aware of this.

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