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Criminal Law Forum

, Volume 25, Issue 1–2, pp 133–146 | Cite as

Shutting Down the United Nations War Crimes Commission

  • Christopher Simpson
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Abstract

This article presents the struggle between factions in the executive branch of the US government over post-war relations with Eurasia in general and Germany in particular. It argues that the legal and moral divide between the groups concerned interpretation of war crimes, crimes against humanity, and the limits of national sovereignty. It discusses the discontent of members of the UNWCC over US and UK efforts to close the Commission and how the United Nations dealt with the remaining UNWCC cases and records.

Keywords

National Sovereignty Occupation Zone Ally Government Female Attorney British Embassy 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.American UniversityWashingtonUSA

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