Not to act endangers our soldiers. Endangers everyone, really, who visits the
All you have to do is look at what the law says. The things that Dick Cheney may be responsible for are by definition war crimes.
Here are the operative lines from 18 U.S.C. §2441:
(c) Definition. As used in this section the term "war crime" means any conduct--
(1) defined as a grave breach in any of the international conventions signed at Geneva 12 August 1949, or any protocol to such convention to which the United States is a party;
This isn’t something to mull over. Someone committed serious crimes and the world community is watching us and will ultimately judge us on what we do about it.
So I got an email from TrueMajority.org today. They have an online petition to Attorney General Eric Holder urging him to take action and select a special prosecutor. I signed it.
You could, too. The petition is here.