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Opinion

FARAH STOCKMAN

Iran’s crimes, real and hypothetical

It has become fashionable in certain circles to call for the president of Iran to be charged with genocide incitement because of his virulently anti-Israel remarks.

During Monday’s president’s debate, Mitt Romney vowed that if he gets to the White House, he will “make sure that [Mahmoud] Ahmadinejad is indicted under the Genocide Convention,” a campaign promise Romney has made since 2007.

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