Almost 70 years after the Nuremberg trials, Nazi war criminals are still being prosecuted, and the hunt for living Nazis relentlessly continues.
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Why is there even a question of justice v. family? If your brother
murders someone, will you not want him to pay the price, because he is
"family"? He intentionally took someones life and he should
pay for it. Nazis who committed crimes, should pay their dues regardless
of their age. It is even sickening to think that they have continued
living a decent or comfortable life, while other innocent individuals,
didn't get the chance to do so. Perhaps it is all a question of ones
POD. For a Jew, prosecuting Nazis is a matter of justice. Period.
Why does somebody specialized in counterterrorism write an article about
the handling of the last remnants of the holocaust? Why hunt down now
the last surviving small fry perpetrators, not big fish at all, all of
them with one foot already in the grave, after decades of relative calm
on this front? Why now, when there was plenty of opportunity in the past
decades which were not used. By all means, the way Germany handles the
dark pages of its past is more than exemplary. I know no other country
with such a high developed consciousness of what has gone wrong. The
Shoah is called what it was: 'Millionenfachen Mord' (in translation:
murder by the millions). Any suggestion of failure on the part of the
Germans in this matter is unjustified. So why is the author of this
article still trying to pull this string?
Then why is it one of the world's leading arms exporters?
When an accused Nazi war criminal is brought back to Israel-it is simply
fixing the Nazii's travel problems and whatever the sham is off on his
way elsewhere-remember B'Nai B'Rtih helped betray the Allies in a
newspaper and Begin attk the British at a critical time to open Israel
for a German try at attking Allies rear thety'ere favorite move.
TO:Sophia-American....Your argument is entirely unreasonable. It is
based on substance: that you have an education, and that you rely on
actual documented historical facts. The members of the Stern gang were
not a nice bunch. What is worse is that these people, Begin et al,
sacrificed their own people to the SS for political gain....not even a
principal (as twisted as it would have to be.) M mev Ulbal should not
limit himself to Likud/Labour revised history.
Don´t miss the chance in Israel to persecute their own war
criminals. Make it better the the Germans, then you will be respected worldwide.
After all, the subject are old and will soon die.
You need testimony. You need people who clearly say: so and so it
happened. That's not easy after 70 years. The main fun fact is that the
country pressing most for these trials is producing war criminals by the
I disagree with your point of view regarding generations in Germany.
Myself German and born in Dresden in 1942 and having survived the
bombing for which I hold responsible nobody else but the Germans
themselves, it is the generation of my nieces and nephews and their
children who feel less concerned than my own generation , a generation
confronted with a responsibility that was repressed by our parents. I
sincerely hope they will catch them all!
Quite right. But Adenauer missed the chance!
So how much will all of this cost?
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