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A double-edged sword?

Reader comment on item: The University of Chicago vs. Victims of Terror

Submitted by Andrew Bartlett (United Kingdom), Jul 20, 2006 at 09:00

Now that this precedent has been set, will we see the US Government defending itself, and its cultural heritage, in the courts of El Salvador, Nicaragua, Chile, etc., countries who suffered terribly at the hands of US-funded murderers and torturers?

Or is this simply a legalistic dressing on what would otherwise be seen as the exercise of brute power?


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