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Modern Test 3 Part 5

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ad hok
Latin phrase; set up for a particular question
quid pro quo
Latin phrase; something for something (you scratch my back, I'll scratch yours)
Nuremberg Trials Nov 45- Oct 46
DATES; they are 'ad hok'; some say it is victor's justice; 22 peep on trial; 11 sentenced to hang; 8 long time in jail; 3 acquitted; understaffed; no lawyers
Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court 1998
DATE; permanent tribunal; 120 countries vote 'yes'; 7 say 'no'; began working in 2002: 1321 have signed & rationalized, 32 have signed bt not rationalized, 41 have not signed; SLOW- 28 peep endighted, 23 put on trial
Dresden
city in Ger; bombed heavily by Br & Us late in the war; called an unnecessary atrocity
ex post facto
means 'after the fact'; can't be punished for something if it was not a law before; disregarded during Nuremberg Trials
Bormann
dude absent during Nuremberg Trials; political secretary to Hitler; thought to have escaped- but killed by building
Goering
Nazi that committed suicide during the Trials
Jackson
main prosecutor of Nuremberg Trials
conspiring to disrupt peace, carrying out the plans, war crimes, crimes against humanity
4 accounts the Nazis were charged of
Eichmann
boring bureaucratic; administrative genius; architect of 'final soln' to Jewish question; escaped to Buenos Aires; captured by Mossad; tried & executed
Mossad
Israeli CIA; capture Eichmann and bring him back
Mengele
Dr at Auschwitz; "Angel of Death"; experiments; died of natural causes
Gehlen
head of the Nazi intelligence on USSR front; US smuggle him into USA- we want to use him to help against USSR; becomes head of CIA- like group in West ger
von Braun
ROCKETS! worked w/ Nazis to develop first military rockets; called 'V-2' for 'vengence 2'; captured after war- we rehabilitate him; father of 'Saturn 5'
USA, Iraq, Israel, Ch, Libya, Yemen, Quatar
7 countries who said 'no' to the Rome Statute of International Criminal Court
Lubanga
2006- first man arrested and put on trial on ICC; a warlord in the Congo; Acquitted this yr on March 14, 2012- prisoned for life