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January10 , 2020, BREAKING: “House approves war powers resolution to restrict Trump on Iran.” “The House must of listened. If only the Senate would.
There is no question that the United States has the biggest, strongest, costliest armaments in the world and it devises the rules by which other nations use or display their ships, troops, and arms.
Originally posted on Global Justice in the 21st Century:
Alkarama Human Rights Award to Shireen Issawi [Prefatory Note: in this post I am presenting in the following order remarks that I made via Skype video recording at the 6th Annual Alkarama Award for Human Rights at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, December 14, 2014,…
The leading human rights organization’s close ties to the U.S. government call its independence into question. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons alternet.org May 12, 2014 The following letter was sent today to Human Rights Watch’s Kenneth Roth on behalf of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Adolfo Pérez Esquivel and Mairead Maguire; former UN Assistant Secretary General Hans […]
Nelson Mandela’s Inspiration (Revised) By Richard Falk 9 DEC Global Justice in the 21st Century Editor’s Note: Of interest because of Mandela’s comments shifting the responsibility for violence from the oppressed to the oppressor. Not only in the case of Israel/Palestine. We have seen this double standard in the U.S. with Occupy, a basically nonviolent movement […]
The Gaza Ceasefire: An Early Assessment “There exists a revealing gap between the U.S. insistence all along that Israel’s use of force was fully justified because every country has the right to defend itself and the ceasefire text that placed restrictions on future violence as being applicable to both sides. After the ceasefire, the United States […]
Afghanistan: When war turns pathological, get out! Tuesday, 13 March 2012 08:25 MWC News By Richard Falk The latest occupation crime in Afghanistan was a shooting spree on March 11 by a lone American soldier, in the village of Balandi in Afghanistan’s Kandahar Province. Sixteen Afghan civilians, including women and children, were shot in the […]