Thursday, May 19, 2022

Tag: war crimes

From Mosul to Raqqa to Mariupol, killing civilians is a crime

Exposed lies and double standards that corrupt the Pentagon's latest effort to whitewash its criminal non-compliance with the Geneva Conventions.

That expression Trump keeps using

It doesn’t mean what he thinks it means.
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ACLU: The US is acting like an authoritarian regime by barring...

In September, national security adviser John Bolton threatened U.S. sanctions against ICC judges if they continued to investigate alleged war crimes committed by U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
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Jennifer Harbury: Today’s refugee crisis Is blowback from US dirty wars...

"The United States has everything to do with the creation of the monsters that are driving the refugees up to our border."

No indication in the US that the country is at war...

Keeping it normal in the world's leading rogue nation.

From a concert in Las Vegas to a funeral in Yemen,...

Just as we are trying to get Congress to take action on gun control, so we must demand that Congress act to stop the US support for mass murder in Yemen.  

ICC report accuses CIA of committing war crimes

While investigating allegations of torture and forced rectal feedings committed by CIA officers, the ICC is currently determining whether to prosecute any U.S. citizens responsible for committing war crimes.

McRaven’s Delusional, Dangerous National Security Strategy

Whatever McRaven’s explanation, he might consider whether instead of continuing to use our military power to try to shore up our morally bankrupt empire, we should start to tell the truth and take those moral principles seriously before we repeat our mistakes once again.

The Real Enemy Is Within

"There will be no genuine democratic, social, economic or political reform until we destroy our permanent war machine." It's time we confront the war industry and the crimes of an empire.

Thou Shalt Not Kill

The U.S. military machine has committed egregious war crimes and serves not to democracy or freedom, but corporate profit. We should think before we bow to glorious violence and war.

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As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.

New documents show how drug companies targeted doctors to increase opioid prescriptions

A trove of recently released documents offers the public an unvarnished look inside those relationships from the perspective of drug companies themselves.

Ukraine

The significance of Ukraine’s struggle certainly doesn’t lie in educating Americans, but perhaps it is finally making us reckon with the costs of war, as we’ve needed to do for so long.

The height of folly: Safeboxes in the sky

Can’t our society find something better to do than give billionaires playpens over a quarter-mile up?