Germany Won’t Prosecute Rumsfeld
Dems receive yet another setback with Iraq. Mr Rumsfeld is off the hook with regard to prosecution of war crimes.
...Even though a German law requires German prosecutors to investigate allegations of war crimes even if they are not committed by Germans or in Germans, German Federal Prosecutor Kay Nehm said US authorities bore the initial responsibility to do so.
He added that his office could only act if US officials failed to do so, but said this was not the case. A US organization called Center for Constitutional Rights had filed the complained against Rumsfeld and other high-ranking officials in Germany for the role they played in torture and abuse at Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison...
No doubt it will now be up to the dems to carry the water.