The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued an arrest warrant for Russian president Vladimir Putin for war crimes.
Biden Shows Republicans How Wrong They Were As He Calls For Putin War Crimes Trial
President Biden called for Vladimir Putin to be charged with war crimes as Russians massacre civilians in Ukraine.
Harris Condemns Russia’s Attacks on Ukrainian Civilians as War Crimes
Vice President Kamala Harris, speaking during a trip to Romania, unequivocally stated that intentional attacks against civilians are considered war crimes.
Harris: Russia Should “Absolutely” Be Investigated for War Crimes in Ukraine
Vice President Kamala Harris said that Russia should "absolutely" be investigated for war crimes that have been committed in the days since Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his forces to invade Ukraine.
Putin Could Face War Crimes Charges As International Criminal Court Opens Investigation
International Criminal Court Prosecutor, Karim A.A. Khan has announced that he will open an investigation into Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Opinion: We’re On The Brink Of War With Iran Because Pompeo Was Sad
Trump escalated a conflict with Iran because the president needed something to brag about and the Secretary of State was feeling morose because he couldn’t get an assassination the last time he asked the president for one.
Opinion: Trump Aims To Weaken The Courts By Pardoning War Criminals
Anyone who thinks Donald Trump hasn’t changed America is not paying attention. Trump is consolidating power before our eyes. Only the House of Representatives and the courts, for the most part, bear a resemblance to institutions that continue to fight for the American democracy we knew.
Opinion: Normalizing War Crimes Endangers Our Troops
Roy Arpaio openly bragged about his concentration camps for immigrants. When Donald Trump pardoned him, it made a mockery not only of the pardon power, but also legal norms within and beyond the United States.
With his Presidency in Disarray, Trump Scheduled to Attend Summit With An Indicted War Criminal
Even before Trump leaves on his first trip abroad as President, that trip is tainted because Trump will attend a Summit with an indicted war criminal.
Draft Executive Order Calls for a Return to the Barbaric Days of Torture and Dark Sites
If Trump signs the order, the results will be the polar opposite of his jingoistic claim to “make America safe again.”
Republicans Join With Democrats In A Rare Bipartisan Senate Effort To Ban Torture
The vote in the Republican-controlled Senate on Monday was an overwhelming bipartisan statement that the President's 2009 executive order banning torture must be ensconced in permanent law to prevent a Republican administration's repeat performance in the future.
Critics of American Sniper Chris Kyle Threatened with Violence and Rape Fantasies
‘It was my duty to shoot the enemy, and I don’t regret it. My regrets are for the people I couldn’t save: Marines, soldiers, buddies. I’m not naive, and I don’t romanticize war. The worst moments of my life have come as a SEAL. But I can stand before God with a clear conscience about doing my job’ – Chris Kyle
Dick Cheney and Evangelical Christians Epitomize Dark Age Barbarism
Instead of shame and humiliation that this government condoned and defended myriad human rights violations, one of the architects of torture, Dick Cheney and several Bush officials hit the airwaves defending torture with overwhelming support from the religious right.
New York Times Editorial Calls for Investigation and Prosecution of Torturers in Bush Administration
The Times says this is "about ensuring that this never happens again and regaining the moral credibility to rebuke torture by other governments"
Republicans Condemn North Korean Human Rights Violations While Ignoring Their Own
The hypocrisy of this nation co-sponsoring a resolution condemning anyone country for human rights abuses (torture) is beyond the pale. Particularly in light of the recent Senate Intelligence Report verifying what the world has known for several years; America is guilty of committing gross human rights abuses on its own citizens and "suspected terrorists" held in captivity.
Senate CIA Torture Report Still Protects Bush War Criminals
As one would expect from criminals, many Republicans, George W. Bush, and former Bush administration officials in charge of the torture program condemned the Senate's report as a biased attempt to rewrite history.
Former Tea Party Congressman Says Americans Should Be Proud We Engage In Torture
Former Republican Congressman and current conservative radio host Joe Walsh appeared on CNN Wednesday morning to discuss his tweets and comments in the aftermath of the release of the Senate's report on the CIA's use of torture.
Senate Fights To Release Report Detailing Bush-Cheney’s CIA Torture Program
The chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee responsible for the report, Senator Dianne Feinstein, is incensed over the CIA's fight to release the report which included revelations the CIA spied on and infiltrated the Senate committee investigating the Bush-Cheney torture program.
John Yoo Uses the Pretense of Diversity to Defend the Torture Program
Under the pretense of defending diversity, Bush torture policy guru John Yoo came out in favor of a diversity of war criminals.
During Confirmation Hearing Brennan Confirms Torture Did not Lead Us to Bin Laden
During questioning by Senator Diane Feinstein at his confirmation hearing, John Brennan confirmed once again that torture did not lead us to bin Laden.
Will Romney Zing Obama with Torture?
There is one policy area in which Mitt Romney has remained consistent: namely his support of the Bush era torture policy.
Romney’s Foreign Policy: A Cruel Joke on Humanity
Romney's desire to take us back to the Bush Administration's foreign policy is a reminder that politics plays cruel jokes on humanity.