Thursday, December 1, 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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Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”

Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.