The fighting in Syria has created a “humanitarian crisis of epic proportions,” says U.S. Representative Michael McCaul, Chair of the Homeland Security Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. McCaul asserts that the surge of refugees into Europe is due to “the inability to remove
Afghanistan has banned American soldiers and their NATO allies from Maidan Wardak, a province adjoining the Afghan capital of Kabul. Aimal Faizi, a spokesman for Afghan President Hamid Karzai, explains that American soldiers have been accused of participation in the violence, while the U.S. military
World Can’t Wait has created a clever database called War Criminals Watch that discloses the times and places where the war criminals of the previous Bush administration will be appearing in public events. It is only just that these Bush administration officials, who ripped away
The photographs, if released, would illustrate the consequences of that decision, and remind Americans that the best way to protect the lives of American soldiers is not to keep them in a war zone for an entire decade.
President Obama is not just letting yesterday’s torturers off the hook. Obama is encouraging the torture of tomorrow.
The government of Gaza, operated by Hamas, appears to be guilty of atrocities. However, the Senate resolution already addresses those problems. If the United States is to regain the international respect that the Democrats in Congress have promised they would work toward, then our government needs to deal equally with human rights abuses and war crimes. It’s time for a Senate resolution condemning Israel’s war crimes and human rights abuses as well.
You may have missed the news this weekend that nearly all the principals of the Bush administration have come out and admitted to the world that they have masterminded a conspiracy to commit torture. The principals who are directly implicated include: President George W. Bush