Friday, August 09, 2013

Not Just Following Orders: Nuremberg and Manning

Bradley Manning, the Nuremberg Charter and Refusing to Collaborate with War Crimes

by TRNN (Pt 3 of 4)

In this segment of Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay and Vijay Prashad discuss the Bradley Manning case in light of the 68th anniversary of signing the Nuremberg Charter which states it is illegal to follow orders to commit a war crime.

Vijay Prashad is a professor of international studies at Trinity College. Among the many books he has authored are The Darker Nations: A People's History of the Third World and Arab Spring, Libyan Winter. He also writes regularly for Asia Times Online, Frontline magazine and Counterpunch. 

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