War Crimes Daniel talks with international law Professor Ted Meron of New York University about the history of war crimes. Meron says that even going back to Shakespeare, the notion of playing by certain rules in war has been around. These ideas were solidified into rules of engagement in the mid 1800's during the U.S.Civil War. But it wasn't until Nuremberg that an actual international war crimes tribunal was held.
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War Crimes

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War Crimes

War Crimes

War Crimes

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Daniel talks with international law Professor Ted Meron of New York University about the history of war crimes. Meron says that even going back to Shakespeare, the notion of playing by certain rules in war has been around. These ideas were solidified into rules of engagement in the mid 1800's during the U.S.Civil War. But it wasn't until Nuremberg that an actual international war crimes tribunal was held.