American exceptionalism strikes again. This time it manifested itself as the US being the only country on the United Nations Human Rights Council to vote against investigating the killing of civilians in Operation Protective Edge. The call to respect international legal restrictions on warfare and investigate whether any violations have taken place received a yea or abstention from every other country on the council. The resolution was presented by Ibrahim Khraishi, the ambassador of the Palestinian observer mission to the UN in Geneva.
|By: DSWright Thursday July 24, 2014 6:52 am|
|By: cmaukonen Friday February 28, 2014 6:50 pm|
In short, there are no good guys in this and there will be no winners either. But plenty of victims.
|By: DSWright Monday February 24, 2014 8:05 am|
The question remains, what are the Russians going to do now that forces backed by the United States and European Union have overthrown the government they were backing?
|By: DSWright Tuesday November 12, 2013 6:40 am|
Yesterday the Iranian government and the UN based IAEA reached an agreement to increase monitoring of Iran’s nuclear sites. The deal comes amidst talks between Iran, the United States and other nations concerning a possible agreement that would help rollback sanctions placed on the country for allegedly pursuing nuclear weapons.
|By: freeman Saturday September 7, 2013 4:00 pm|
An American strike on Syria could very conceivably be the shot that is heard around the world. It could lead to a Third World War involving the most important players and economies on the world stage.
|By: CTuttle Saturday August 24, 2013 8:00 pm|
God Help the Syrians.
|By: CTuttle Wednesday August 21, 2013 7:12 pm|
As Col. Lang wrote… “Think about it! A UN chemical weapons use investigating team is in Damascus. They were invited into the country by the Syrian government.”
|By: CTuttle Saturday June 1, 2013 8:00 pm|
The US State Department’s Bureau of Counterterrorism released it’s annual Country Reports on Terrorism 2012
|By: CTuttle Wednesday May 1, 2013 8:00 pm|
Lawmakers say Syrian chemical weapons could menace U.S.
|By: Phoenix Woman Tuesday February 19, 2013 8:44 am|
Remember when Obama alluded to foreign countries “swiping” our domestic secrets during his State of the Union speech? This is what he was talking about.