Iraq: ‘Supreme’ War Crime, or Simply ‘Unnecessary’?

As Barack Obama and his pliant media pundits are “talking up the achievements of the six-year occupation,” Consortium News‘ Robert Parry (7/1/09) is writing of the “public celebrations by Iraqis marking the American pullout from Iraq’s cities.” Parry’s look back the last six years’ reality clearly recalls how, “relying on false intelligence and laughable legal theories, Bush justified launching what the New York Times may call an ‘unnecessary war‘ but what was in reality a ‘war of aggression’”–constituting, Parry reminds us, “what the Nuremberg Tribunal after World War II deemed ‘the supreme international crime, differing only from other war crimes […]