( Don't ) take the money and run

  • 2005-07-13
  • By Janis Bolsteins
Is it the money?! No, it can't be the money. What will getting the money accomplish? It should not be about the money.It's not quite reached a crescendo yet, but the calls for Russia to pay reparations for Soviet-era crimes are definitely growing. The time when sharp international lawyers begin filing suits at The Hague is probably not too far off. Ambulance chasing writ large. It's not even hard to foresee some country initiating punitive legislation to that end. The U.S. Congress, for one, has done so a number of times, or threatened to do so, on behalf of Jewish claims from World War II ...
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