Tag Archives: UN Charter

General Petraeus, War Crimes and culpability

We had a lively discussion (code for ‘I seriously lost my temper’) a few weeks ago on┬áSex and Politics. I thought we’d be discussing the proposed bombing of Syria, but the topic was General David Petraeus. For those of you not keeping up, he has been hired to teach at CUNY, and there are significant […]

“We Kill 50 Civilians for every Terrorist”

I had a great Sex And Politics interview last night with Marc Saviano, a peace activist and organizer out of Kansas City, Missouri. The groups he is working with are doing important work. Trifecta Resista has made a lie out of the right-wing bromide that anti-war activists are giving President Obama a free pass. I […]

Obama’s drone policy expands definitions of ‘enemies’

This is an article I posted two weeks ago. It has some interesting links both to information about the Obama drone policy and the protesters who’ve been trying to call attention to the downsides of the use of drones against American citizens (and everyone else, too). Currently, there’s a prisoner of conscience named Brian Terrell […]