Making them pay

Tom Segev, Haaretz, November 15: Nobody can calculate accurately how much the Germans paid for their crimes against the Jews: By any account, they paid neither too much nor enough. Most of the money was paid before the euro was introduced. If 60 million Germans for 60 years paid some 12 billion Deutsche mark –…

Torturing is good for the soul

George Frenkel, 87, a World War II veteran who interrogated Nazi suspects: “During the many interrogations, I never laid hands on anyone. We extracted information in a battle of the wits. I’m proud to say I never compromised my humanity.”…  America is now a torturing nation, and a seemingly proud one, too.

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