Posts Tagged: Congress

The Other Oil Spill

The Gulf oil spill rightly provoked congressional outrage at the perpetrators. But where was the outrage for the oil spill in 2006 in Lebanon?

Lebanon Intrusion

Congress inserts itself into Lebanon's civil strife with a strongly worded resolutionCongress inserts itself into Lebanon's civil strife with a strongly worded resolution.
The former White House press secretary is right: mainstream journalists were "deferential, complicit enablers" in the lead up to the Iraq War. But Congress surrendered its voice and failed to question the intelligence.
Ironically, the question of whether U.S. bases being built in Iraq should be, or clearly already are, permanent, is more of a U.S. domestic controversy than an issue between the United States and Iraq.
There's no question that the Congressman's personal history is both courageous and noble but most peace and justice activists have found Lantos as a very inconsistent human rights advocate.
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