Francis Boyle’s “Palestine Palestinians and International Law”

Francis Boyle's "Palestine Palestinians and International Law" - by Stephen LendmanFrancis Boyle is a distinguished University of Illinois law professor, activist, and internationally recognized expert on international law and human rights. He also lectures widely, writes extensively, and authored many books, including the subject of this review: "Palestine Palestinians and International Law." In addition, he's... Continue Reading →

Bush/Cheney Regime’s Secret Biowarfare Agenda

Bush/Cheney Regime's ¬†Secret Biowarfare Agenda - by Stephen Lendman When it comes to observing US and international laws, treaties and norms, the Bush administration is a serial offender. Since 2001, it's: -- spurned efforts for nuclear disarmament to advance its weapons program and retain current stockpiles; -- renounced the 1970 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and... Continue Reading →

Mukasey to Congress: Defy the Rule of Law

Mukasey to Congress: Defy the Rule of Law - by Stephen LendmanAlong with other past and present administration officials, Attorney General Michael Mukasey supports lawlessness and police state justice. Weeks after the Supreme Court's landmark (June 12) Boumediene ruling, he addressed the conservative, pro-war American Enterprise Institute (on July 21) and asked Congress to overrule... Continue Reading →

Torture As Official US Policy

Torture As Official US Policy - by Stephen LendmanPost-9/11, torture has been official US policy under George Bush - authorized at the highest levels of government. Evidence of its systematic practice continues to surface. First some background.On September 17, 2001, George Bush signed a secret finding empowering CIA to "Capture, Kill, or Interrogate Al-Queda Leaders."... Continue Reading →

Legitimizing Permanent Occupation of Iraq

Legitimizing Permanent Occupation of Iraq - by Stephen LendmanWashington is currently negotiating two accords with the al-Maliki government to take effect after expiration of the UN's military mandate on December 31. One agreement is for a long-term "strategic framework" to establish "cooperation in the political, economic, cultural and security fields." Or according to the administration... Continue Reading →

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