Category: International Law

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Florian Zollmann: Je Suis Fallujah: ‘Their’ and ‘Our’ Terrorism

No investigation in the root causes of “Our terrorism” in Fallujah has been conducted

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Medea Benjamin: Take Cuba off the Terrorist List

The new US-Cuba talks are a refreshing burst of sunshine in the 54-year dismal relationship between neighbors separated by a mere 90 miles

Jamie Stern-Weiner: ‘Double tapping’ in Gaza

Physicians for Human Rights-Israel’s just-published report on Operation Protective Edge adopts a cautious and professional tone but describes the stuff of nightmares

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Milan Rai: Abolishing Nuclear Weapons – Useful and Not-So-Useful First Steps

The most urgently-required negative security assurance (NSA) is a promise by all the declared nuclear weapon states never to use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against a non-nuclear weapon state

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Ramzy Baroud: Time to Move Out: The Problem with Mahmoud Abbas and His Authority

The problem with Abbas, however, is bigger than Abbas himself. The ailment lies in the very political culture and class that sustained and benefited from political corruption for over 20 years

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Juan Cole: What would Happen if the Int’l Criminal Court Indicted Israel’s Netanyahu?

The world wouldn’t end for Israeli leaders if they were convicted, but the consequences would be real and unpleasant, and over time could have a substantial impact

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Horace Campbell: The Cuban Opening and the Struggles for a New Social Order

In Cuba it will be crucial for the organization of workers, small farmers, students and cultural workers to strengthen their organizations and institutions so that the working poor are not offered up as cheap labor to Global Capital as in China

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Patrick Bond: Has the IMF Reformed?

Or is its mandate still regime maintenance for financial imperialism?

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Gilbert Achcar: New but Still Cold

Ilya Budraitskis Talks to Gilbert Achcar Ilya Budraitskis: The question I want to start with concerns your opinion about Russia’s place in the global system. Today the main discourse on that subject is the discourse of the new Cold War. Do you think this is a relevant term and who has most to gain from Read more…

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Joe Emersberger: Who is Isolated?

Media Fantasies about Obama’s Gesture Towards Cuba

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