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Mehlis was the real STL hero

Mike Young is not happy about the way the Tribunal is going. He wants the Assads et al. to go down for the killing. His central problem is how he fundamentally cannot see that his great hero, Mehlis – and the approach of Mehlis he describes – created some of the main cancers within the STL process and made justice that much harder to achieve.

Just as he cannot see how his crusade for Liberalism can spawn Illiberalism, so to to can he not see how “the fox of Berlin” and that initial period in 2005 – which held such promise – are at the heart of the very limitations and inadequacies that he is about to bemoan….

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Written by nickbiddlenoe

July 4, 2011 at 2:58 pm

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