MUST READ: Johnny Got His Gun
Formally charging Mahmoud Ahmadinejad "with inciting genocide because of his speeches advocating the destruction of the state of Israel." It may turn out to be a shot heard around the world. Incitement to murder is a criminal offense. English Common Law considers it equal to "shouting 'fire' in a crowded theater." If you incite a mob panic that ends up trampling a child to death, you are held responsible. A Mafia boss doesn't have to personally pull the trigger to be prosecuted for murder".
The question today is whether a modern Hitler would at least be sanctioned and ostracized by civilized nations for fomenting mass-murder before he started killing. If not, we are no better off now than in 1938; and we have not applied the elementary lessons of schoolyard bullies to international behavior.
AhmaJimmy-Dude makes me sick! A Kofi Annan is nothing but a slick gangster.