Posts Tagged: international law
Maybe we'll never see America's torturers behind bars. They should still have to tell the truth about what they did.
The U.S. conducts drone strikes worldwide with relative impunity. But when the first strike hits the United States, the real blowback will begin.
In a world awash with weak states, powerful weapons, and crumbling institutions, conflicts can easily continue for generations — and perhaps never end.
Taking the diplomatic road on Iraq and Syria would let Sanders get back to the business he started in 2002 — making space between himself and Hillary Clinton on the Middle East.
In its failure to prosecute bona fide war criminals, the Obama administration has left the door open for all manner of rights abusers to succeed it.
Housing demolitions create an environment of constant anxiety for Palestinians in the West Bank and Jerusalem, increasing the likelihood of violent retaliation.
"Back in my youth, we imagined that lumbering dinosaurs like Russia and China and the European Union would endure regardless of the global convulsions taking place around them."
The Saudi intervention in Yemen perpetuates the lawlessness of the so-called "War on Terror."
An anonymous U.S. official caused a dustup when he called the Israeli prime minister "chickenshit." Others might have said worse.
During and after Israel's war on Gaza, bipartisan congressional majorities have worked to undermine war crimes investigations by the United Nations and human rights groups.