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War Crimes

  1. war crimes
    Trump Steps Back From Plan to Pardon War Criminals: ReportBacklash from veterans reportedly caused the president to rethink his plan to pardon convicted and alleged war criminals around Memorial Day.
  2. memorial day
    Military Brass Warn Trump Against Memorial Day Pardons for War CriminalsCurrent and former military leaders think it’s a terrible way to celebrate Memorial Day.
  3. the national interest
    Just This Week, Trump Has Already Committed 5 More Impeachable ActsAnd it’s only Tuesday.
  4. war crimes
    Fox News Host Lobbied Trump in Private to Pardon Alleged War Criminals: ReportFor more than four months, the Fox & Friends host has tried to convince Trump to let accused war criminals off the hook. It appears to be working.
  5. war crimes
    Why Trump Loves War CriminalsIntelligencer staffers discuss the president’s reported intention to pardon soldiers who committed atrocities.
  6. war crimes
    Will Trump Go Nixonian With Clemency for American War Criminals?Trump is reportedly mulling clemency for several men accused of war crimes, reminiscent of Nixon beneficiary William Calley.
  7. rule of law
    Trump Wants to Make War Criminals Great AgainThe pardon-happy president seems set to celebrate Memorial Day by disregarding core principles of service and military justice.
  8. war crimes
    Trump Pardons Former Soldier Who Murdered Naked Iraqi PrisonerMichael Behenna drove a detainee into the desert, stripped him naked, then shot him dead. He was already on parole before the pardon.
  9. foreign policy
    Pompeo Prioritizes Arms Sales Over Civilian Lives in YemenAfter he was warned about jeopardizing weapons sales, the secretary of State overruled experts who said Saudi Arabia isn’t keeping civilians safe.
  10. foreign policy
    Pompeo: Saudis Are Definitely Trying to Commit Fewer Mass Murders in YemenPompeo’s certification clears the way for the U.S. to continue abetting a Saudi-led intervention, which has already killed thousands of civilians.
  11. foreign policy
    The U.S. Has Blood on Its Hands in Yemen, and Can’t Wash It OffMattis’s threat to reduce support for Saudi-led bombings rings hollow in light of the Trump administration’s broader stance on Mideast arms sales.
  12. Radovan Karadzic Jailed 40 Years Over GenocideHe was “instrumental” in the mass killings of Bosnian Muslims during the 1990s Balkans war.
  13. war crimes
    John Kerry Says ISIS Is Committing GenocideThe State Department finally says what everyone has been thinking.
  14. crimes against humanity
    U.N. Report Accuses ISIS of Crimes Against Humanity and GenocideThe United Nations Human Rights Office calls for war-crimes trials against the Islamic State.
  15. international intrigue
    United Nations: ‘Strong Possibility’ of War Crimes by Both Israel and HamasThe UN will investigate, despite a vote against it by the U.S.
  16. war crimes
    Soldier Apologizes for Afghan Massacre, Calls It ‘an Act of Cowardice’But still has no explanation.
  17. war crimes
    Staff Sgt. Bales Describes Afghan Massacre, Offers No Explanation“There’s not a good reason in this world for why I did the horrible things I did.”
  18. war crimes
    Soldier Will Admit to Killing Sixteen Afghan Villagers, and Discuss the ShootingStaff Sgt. Robert Bales must talk to avoid the death penalty.
  19. testify
    Naomi Campbell Disappointed That Blood Diamonds Weren’t Shinier“She was disappointed because she thought she was going to get a big, shiny diamond.”
  20. testify
    Naomi Campell Tells War Tribunal She’s Unsure About the Origins of ‘Dirty Looking Stones’Mia Farrow is also involved somehow.