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Source: Foreign Policy in Focus by Kenneth Roth December 30, 2009 The Geneva Conventions-the bedrock of the laws of war and one of the world’s most widely ratified treaties- turned 60 this month. But one government was not celebrating. In fact, Israel had already launched a campaign to undermine these essential rules for protecting civilians caught in war. Shortly [...]Leer más0 Comentarios
by Ray McGovern September 19, 2009 For the CIA supervisors and operatives responsible for torture, the chickens are coming home to roost; that is, if President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder mean it when they say no one is above the law – and if they don’t fall victim to brazen intimidation. Unable to prevent Holder [...]Leer más0 Comentarios