In the second clip associated with The Reckoning lesson plan, John Bolton, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations under President George Bush, explains his opposition to the International Criminal Court. As a result, the U.S. is not a member of the court. Students should conduct research and build a case for why the United States should join the ICC, or a case for why it should not. Return to lesson plan »
In this chilling video, Pol Pot's second in command, Nuon Chea (a.k.a. "Brother Number 2"), describes the decision they made to eliminate perceived "traitors" while they were in power. It's the first time a leader of the Khmer Rouge has admitted to ordering the killing of Cambodian people.