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OSI: Striving for Accountability in the Aftermath of the Holocaust (DRAFT), 2008

OSI: Striving for Accountability in the Aftermath of the Holocaust (DRAFT), 2008

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The Office
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Special Investigations:Striving forA(!coun,tability in the AfterlllathoftheHolocaust
December 2008by Judy FeiginEdited by Mark M RichardFormer Deputy Assistant Attorney GeneralDepartment
of
JusticeCriminal Division
 
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Table
of
ContentsPage
Preface .................................................................................................................................
IV
Chapter One: The Creation
of
OSIIntroduction..............................................................................................................
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Chapter Two: The Limits
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Introduction..............................................................................................................
33
Statutes and Procedures............................................................................................
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Persecution" Under the RRA 64Frank Walus -Lessons Learned
by
OSL................................................................
71
Elmars Sprogis -When Are Law Enforcers Persecutors? ......................................
101
Jacob Tannenbaum -The Kapo Dilemma .............................................................. 106Edgars Laipenieks -When There are No Good Choices ........................................ 117Juozas Kungys -When is Misrepresentation Actionable?...................................... 127Leonid Petkiewytsch -An Aberrational Loss .......................................................... 134Aloyzas Balsys and Vytautas Gecas -Self-Incrimination
in
OSI Cases .................
141
John Demjanjuk -An Appropriate Prosecution Initially Brought, in Part,Under the Wrong Factual Predicate .......................................... 150Johann Breyer -
An
American Persecutor ............................................................... 175Propagandists
¥ladimir
Sokolov -A Persecutor Who Found a Home in Academia .....................
192
¥alerian
Trifa -A Persecutor Who Found Refuge in His Church .......................... 203Ferenc Koreh -A Lifetime
of
Propaganda.................. ......... ....... ..... ........................ 229
 
Senior OfficialsAndrij Artukovic -Justice Interminably Delayed ................................................... 239Otto
von
Bolschwing -An Eichmann Associate Who Became a CIA Source ......... 259Karl Linnas -Cold War Politics and OSI Litigation ................................................
271
Chapter Four: Protecting Our BordersIntroduction .............................................................................................................. 296The Watch1ist. ........................................................................................................... 297Kurt Waldheim -A Prominent International Figure................................................ 310Chapter Five: Alleged U.S. Support for Entry
of
Nazis into the United StatesIntroduction ............................................................................................................... 330Arthur Rudolph -An Honored Rocket Scientist.. .....................................................
331
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E f p a n d ~ g J u r i s d i c t i o n 
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. .... 370ReportsKlaus Barbie -The Butcher
of
Lyons ......................................................................
371
Robert Verbe1en -Another Barbie? ....................................................................... 385Josef Mengele -The Angel
of
Death ....................................................................... 390Looted Assets ............................................................................................................ 406Kurt Waldheim -A Prominent International Figure ..................................
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310OSI Goes InternationalGermany ................................................................................................................... 424The Ba1tics ................................................................................................................. 454The Commonwealth Nations ..................................................................................... 485Japan ......................................................................................................................... 500Tracking Persecutors Outside the United States:Case Studies
of
Bohdan Koziy and Harry Mannil.. .................................................. 509Chapter Seven: Reaction to OSI
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