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We Have Found the "One Bad Apple" And It Is Us

To the Afghans, Sgt. Bales didn't kill those 16 people in Kandahar province. The U.S. did. Obama did. We did. After all, if we hadn't invaded and occupied Afghanistan, Bales wouldn't have been there in the first place.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  03-22-2012  |  War

Support the Marine Urination Brigade

Memo to U.S. forces: OK to invade foreign nation that posed no threat. OK to occupy said country for years. OK to impose a corrupt puppet government. OK to kill the locals. Probably OK to piss on them. Just don't film it.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  01-18-2012  |  War

Obama Covers Up a Dozen My Lais

Obama sort of announces kind of an investigation of Bush's biggest single war crime. It's more of the same for a story the media has ignored for six or seven years.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  07-15-2009  |  War

John Yoo, War Criminal?new

The chances that the notorious UC Berkeley law professor will be investigated for war crimes appear to have increased in recent weeks.
East Bay Express  |  Robert Gammon  |  01-28-2009  |  Crime & Justice

Obama Plans on Letting Bush Administration War Criminals Off Easy

After committing crimes so numerous and monstrous that bookshelves are already groaning under their weight, the cabal of illegitimate coup leaders who destroyed the U.S. get to tiptoe out of the rubble and go home to a comfortable retirement?
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  01-20-2009  |  Commentary

Why a Palestinian Town is Suing Two Canadian Companiesnew

Accused of war crimes for their involvement with Israeli settlement expansion, two Quebec-registered companies are being sued in Canada by the occupied West Bank Palestinian village of Bi'lin.
Montreal Mirror  |  Jesse Rosenfeld  |  08-05-2008  |  International

Former LA County Prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi Talks About Prosecuting the Presidentnew

The man who put Charles Manson on Death Row would do the same to George W. Bush, as detailed in his new book, The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder. "I'll leave it up to a jury as to the punishment, but it could be the death penalty," he said.
Pasadena Weekly  |  Joe Piasecki  |  08-04-2008  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

EU's Soft Power Defeated Serbia's Radovan Karadzicnew

Radovan Karadzic's disguise was quite elaborate, but he didn't spent the past thirteen years hiding from the Serbian authorities. They knew where he was all along.
The Georgia Straight  |  Gwynne Dyer  |  07-28-2008  |  International

Who is Omar al-Bashir?new

He's the president of Sudan -- and he is a wanted man. On July 14, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court charged al-Bashir with 10 counts of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. The charges mark the first time the International Criminal Court has charged a sitting head of state with a crime, and the first time the court has charged anyone with genocide.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Andisheh Nouraee  |  07-23-2008  |  Commentary

George Bush Charged in Vancouver Provincial Courtnew

On Nov. 30, a Vancouver lawyer charged President George W. Bush with seven counts of counseling, aiding, and abetting the commission of torture in connection with the actions of U.S. armed forces at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq and at a U.S. naval base at Guantánamo Bay.
The Georgia Straight  |  Charlie Smith  |  12-14-2004  |  Politics

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