Posts Tagged: war crimes
Israel’s two leading parties spent the campaign jostling over who can carry out war crimes against Palestinians more aggressively.
[Satire] UN: "We recommend that Americans sentence all top-ranking officials of the Trump administration to a decade of picking up trash along America’s highways."
New debates, especially on the national security state, bring new vibrancy to our civic life. In death, even flawed politicians can do us that final service.
On the eve of the 20th anniversary of its establishment, the International Criminal Court needs to up its game.
American taxpayers are helping to fight someone else’s war in Yemen, and the blood is on our hands.
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.