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And Now from the Green Zone . . . Reflections on the Iraq Tribunal's Dujail Trial [Full Text]

Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 20.4 (Winter 2006)

September 7, 2006

The Iraq tribunal is an odd creature. It is an Iraqi-led mechanism designed and supported by foreigners. It is based on international law but relies heavily on Iraqi legal tradition and procedures. And it is a postconflict initiative in the midst of escalating war.