Assignment 10537

How did Arendt describe Eichmann in ch. 1?  Did he have the imposing bearing of a lt. colonel (his rank – see the Nazi uniform here) who orchestrated the Final Solution “from his desk”?2.  Both the Americans of Nuremberg and the Israelis in 1961 refused to summarily execute the defendant(s).  How did the Israelis’ purpose differ from the prosecutors at Nuremberg?3.  Why were Israelis (whose state was established in 1948) unwilling to defer to an international tribunal for this trial?4.  How did Arendt distinguish between forced expulsion and genocide on the one hand and crimes against humanity on the other?