Governments Kill

Governments kill on our behalf. This arrangement is a form of social contract, which means that governments are basically contract killers.

Justice In The Congo & Great Lakes Region: A Legal Framework

Justice In The Congo & Great Lakes Region: A Legal Framework

Impunity, lack of accountable and injustices have reigned in the Great Lakes Region for the past 16 years. The United Nations published a report that calls for the establishment of an international mechanism that will deliver justice to the people of the region who have suffered at the hands of armed groups and regional militias and armies. Experts from the American Bar Association and the National Lawyers Guild will weigh in on this matter by proposing a way forward for both local and international stakeholders in delivering justice to the people of Congo and the Great Lakes Region of Africa.

U.S. Hijacks ICC conference

A renewed engagement with the ICC suggests that the Obama administration is interested in shaping international law while remaining immune to prosecution under the very laws it helps develop.

Gaza Crisis: Israeli Violations & U.S. Complicity

The Israeli airstrikes represent serious violations of international law—including the Geneva Conventions and a range of international humanitarian law—and the U.S. is complicit in all of it.

Detractors of Hillary

When it comes to foreign policy Barack Obama seems so very 20th century.

No More Axes

The U.S. economy has been crumbling for some time, and the backlog of necessary repairs is long. The same can be said for many other economies around the world, so it’s no wonder that everyone is readying their own fiscal cures.

Speak Memory

In a country still so divided, the words of the song — Imagine all the people, living life in peace — has special resonance.

Bomb India?

When a group of militants wages a ruthless campaign against civilians, a government certainly must respond. But the issue is: what kind of response?

Kosovo: A New Versailles?

Kosovo’s declaration of independence is a violation of international law and an example of behind-the-scenes U.S. manipulation.