Targeting Tommy Franks
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Gen. Tommy Franks, who valiantly led American troops to victory in Baghdad, is now the target of a lynching by a few Iraqis. Iraqi civilians are currently lodging a criminal complaint in a Belgian court against the general and other U.S. officials, accusing them of war crimes. The civilians claim that coalition forces are responsible for the indiscriminate killing of Iraqi civilians, the bombing of a marketplace in Baghdad, the shooting of an ambulance and the failure to prevent the mass looting of hospitals. Jan Fermon, the Brussels-based lawyer representing the 10 Iraqis who claim to be the victims or eye witnesses of atrocities committed during …
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Publication information: Article title: Targeting Tommy Franks. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: May 2, 2003. Page number: A22. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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