They asked me to give a lecture to French law students on France’s trials of war criminals. I did so with some discomfiture, knowing how controversial those trials have been.

First came Klaus Barbie, the Butcher of Lyon, sentenced to life in prison in July 1987. Barbie had been a fugitive for decades after World War II, first working for American intelligence and then for repressive regimes in Bolivia.

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