Fmr. Counter-Terrorism Chief Clarke: Bush, Cheney Committed 'War Crimes'

'We have established procedures ... where people who take actions as serving presidents or prime ministers of countries have been indicted and have been tried'

Fmr Bush Counter-Terror Czar: Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld All Committed War Crimes (Mediaite)

According to the nation’s former top counterterrorism official, former President George W. Bush, his Vice President Dick Cheney, and their Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld had all committed war crimes during their tenure.

Richard Clarke was Bush’s counterterrorism czar in 2001 and later became the president’s special advisor on cyberterror until he resigned in 2003 and became a vocal critic of the administration. Inan interview with Democracy Now! this week, Clarke was asked by host Amy Goodman whether Bush, Cheney, and Rumsfeld could ever seriously face “war crimes” charges for the Iraq operation.

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