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War Criminals

An historic Week: Bringing War Criminals to Justice

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 03.27.2016 | World
Stefan Simanowitz

The fact that these cases were heard in the same week may be merely coincidental, but it nevertheless sends out a strong signal that commanders who commit or permit atrocities will ultimately be held responsible.

Are Heads of State the Real Victims in Africa?

Diana Jenkins | Posted 02.03.2014 | World
Diana Jenkins

All their outrage seems to be focused on the national and racial identities of the powerful men accused -- and none focused on the hideous crimes these men are accused of committing against powerless victims. Why aren't we hearing more voices in support of the African victims of these atrocities?

Republicans Quietly Press for Dangerous Expansion of War on Terror

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 07.23.2011 | World
Daphne Eviatar

While Congressional Republicans argue publicly they're not seeking to expand the War on Terror beyond its current parameters, they're quietly making clear elsewhere that they intend to do just that.

Guantánamo Bay: A Rare Peek Inside The Notorious Detention Center (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Barack Obama's recent announcement that military commission trials would resume at Guantánamo Bay after a two-year suspension is being slam...

Book Review: America's Nazi Secret

Russ Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Russ Baker

America's Nazi Secret is not what you'd call extremely reader-friendly material. Sometimes it feels like a chore to read it. But wow--does it ever provide powerful insight into the "deep politics" of US policy.

WikiLeaks, War Criminals and the Kardashians

Ann Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ann Miller

Wouldn't it be nice if we were at least somewhat as obsessed with what was actually revealed by WikiLeaks as we seem to be about Julian Assange's thin-skinned condoms?