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Trumping Terrorism with Torture?

By Rebecca Gordon | (Informed Comment) | - - Why do Republican candidates for the presidency keep promising to commit war crimes? GOP standard-bearer Donald Trump guarantees he’ll torture terrorists and “take…
Yemen: Saudis Using US Cluster Munitions

Yemen: Saudis Using US Cluster Munitions

Human Rights Watch | - - End Production, Transfer of These Banned Weapons (Washington, DC) – Saudi Arabia has used US-made cluster munitions near civilian areas in Yemen, leaving behind unexploded submunitions,…

Trumping Terrorism with Torture?

By Rebecca Gordon | (Informed Comment) | - - Why do Republican candidates for the presidency keep promising to commit war crimes? Donald Trump guarantees he’ll torture terrorists and “take out their…
Syrian Army lets food Aid into Besieged Madaya

Syrian Army lets food Aid into Starving Madaya

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - France24 Arabic reports that the Syrian government agreed Thursday to allow humanitarian aid into Madaya and two other besieged towns near the Lebanese…
Netanyahu Arrest Petition Hits 100,000

Netanyahu Arrest Petition Hits 100,000

By IMEMC News | - - A petition to the UK government and parliament requesting that the government arrest Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu "for war crimes when he arrives in London,"…