Pillage Not Part of US Code - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 17.01.10 | 09:58 (IST)

    The basement may or may not have been flooded by the shock and awe of US bombing. Notwithstanding, the US government, not even under Bush/Cheney has ever asserted the right of pillage. The items were removed from Iraq. they should be returned to Iraq unless a valid claim is made by the original owners or their heirs. The Israeli government has zero claim as has any group not related to the original owners. There is no generic Jewish claim. The US military helped write the Geneva Conventions and should adhere to them.

    from the article: Iraq urges U.S. to give back Iraqi Jewish Archive
    First published 22:25 16.01.10 | Last updated 23:14 16.01.10
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