Posts Tagged: war crimes
Conflicts don't have to include "genocide" to demand intervention. And "intervention" doesn't have to mean military action.
The groundbreaking court brought many of the war's worst criminals to justice, but more is needed to heal the region's deep divisions.
When U.S. rivals committed atrocities in Aleppo, Western talking heads were appalled. But when the U.S. supports them in Mosul? Silence.
Maybe we'll never see America's torturers behind bars. They should still have to tell the truth about what they did.
If war crimes are defined as military actions that, intentionally or not, harm great numbers of civilians, then either all wars today are crimes, or the term has become meaningless.
Absent much stronger U.S. and European pressure on their Saudi allies, Yemen's latest ceasefire threatens to collapse — which could mean a return to massive civilian bombardments.
We need an independent investigation of the brutal U.S. attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan, which killed 42 people.
While Saudi Arabia and Boeing poured cash into the Clinton Foundation, Hillary Clinton's State Department approved enormous sales of Boeing fighter jets to the kingdom.
The former secretary of state, whose "mentorship" Hillary Clinton boasted during the last Democratic debate, isn't just a poor choice of foreign policy adviser. He's a bona fide war criminal.
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.