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War Crimes

  1. israel-hamas war
    The U.S. Is Giving Israel Permission for War CrimesAs Israel incinerates entire city blocks, the White House offers its tacit approval.
  2. foreign policy
    Why Is the Biden Administration Rewarding Elliott Abrams?A new Biden appointment sends the wrong message to the world.
  3. foreign affairs
    I Crashed Henry Kissinger’s 100th-Birthday PartyThe elite love him but for some reason won’t say why.
  4. war
    The Horrors Emerging From Russian-Occupied Territory in UkraineIt’s not just Bucha. Reports of war atrocities targeting civilians continue to surface from across the country.
  5. foreign interests
    The War in Ukraine Is Shifting, Not EndingThe withdrawal of Russian forces from around Kyiv has provided both respite and new horrors. Now the fighting will intensify elsewhere.
  6. ukraine
    U.S. Officially Accuses Russia of War Crimes in UkraineSecretary of State Antony Blinken cited “credible reports” of “attacks deliberately targeting civilians.”
  7. iran
    Trump Walks Back War-Crime Threat Against Iran: ‘I Like to Obey the Law’“I like to obey the law,” said Trump, despite years of evidence to the contrary.
  8. trump tweets
    Trump Reiterates Threat to Commit War Crimes in IranTrump doubled down on his threat to order strikes on cultural sites in Iran if they retaliated against the U.S. for the killing of General Soleimani.
  9. war crimes
    Fired Navy Secretary: Trump Sends Message ‘You Can Get Away’ With War CrimesWell, duh — Trump reportedly wants to conscript the accused and convicted war criminals he pardoned to spread the good word about his 2020 campaign.
  10. defense department
    Defense Secretary: Trump Gave Direct Order to Allow SEAL to Keep Status“The president is the commander in chief. He has every right, authority, and privilege to do what he wants to do,” Esper said.
  11. defense department
    Navy Secretary Richard Spencer Fired Over War-Criminal ControversyRichard Spencer was fired for violating the chain of command and pushing Trump to allow accused war criminal Edward Gallagher to retire as a SEAL.
  12. the national interest
    Trump Just Repeated the Russian Conspiracy Theory Republicans Deny He BelievesTrump suggests Russia didn’t hack Democratic emails, the day after Republicans angrily denied he believes this.
  13. war crimes
    Trump’s War-Crimes Pardons Invite the Mayhem He LovesAn outlaw president naturally wants to celebrate outlaw behavior in the military, too.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. the national interest
    Just This Week, Trump Has Already Committed 5 More Impeachable ActsAnd it’s only Tuesday.
  17. 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.
  18. war crimes
    Why Trump Loves War CriminalsIntelligencer staffers discuss the president’s reported intention to pardon soldiers who committed atrocities.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. Radovan Karadzic Jailed 40 Years Over GenocideHe was “instrumental” in the mass killings of Bosnian Muslims during the 1990s Balkans war.
  26. war crimes
    John Kerry Says ISIS Is Committing GenocideThe State Department finally says what everyone has been thinking.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. war crimes
    Soldier Apologizes for Afghan Massacre, Calls It ‘an Act of Cowardice’But still has no explanation.
  30. 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.”
  31. war crimes
    Soldier Will Admit to Killing Sixteen Afghan Villagers, and Discuss the ShootingStaff Sgt. Robert Bales must talk to avoid the death penalty.
  32. 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.”
  33. testify
    Naomi Campell Tells War Tribunal She’s Unsure About the Origins of ‘Dirty Looking Stones’Mia Farrow is also involved somehow.