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End the Damn War

by Oui Sun May 19th, 2024 at 08:25:01 AM EST

No more young men left to conscript into NATO's proxy war ... advantage tilting from a stalemate, frozen conflict, with no options to negotiate an end of the hostilities, to advantage for the Russian Federation. The Cuban missile crisis I lived through, never turned into a hot war. The global community maintained a form of coexistence ... after a new generation of policy makers post the fall of the Berlin wall, a$$hole Bill Clinton, disregard for adversary, a long expected 9/11 attack on America, the US only willing to use military force to spread "democracy".

The other one too … the strength of the American Empire in video

S Africa Before World Court ICJ - Final Plea

A long road to justice will lead to peace sooner than a choice for any devastating war which will traumatize millions for the duration of their lives on this planet.

Stay the Hand of Vengeance: The Politics of War Crimes Tribunals | Jan 2002 |

Employing detailed research and compelling arguments, Bass offers timely and convincing evidence that international war...


    An analysis of the politics underlying war-crimes tribunals—from the exile of Napoleon at St. Helena up to the indictment of Slobodan Milosevic for Serbian atrocities committed in Kosovo.

    Bass (International Affairs/Princeton) turns his scholarly eye and journalistic experience to analyzing today’s seemingly tepid prosecution of indicted Yugoslavian war criminals at The Hague. He argues that western nations became more democratic as they moved out of the 19th and into the 20th century. This move toward democracy translated into concern for universal human rights: conquering nations began to favor legalistic justice for individual war criminals rather than retributive vengeance against conquered populations. In making his points, the author begins by presenting the punishment of the Napoleonic leaders as a struggle between Prussia’s desire for revenge and a moderate British appeal to legalism.

    Bass then traces the growth of legalistic concern for human rights from the ineffective WWI tribunals in Leipzig and Constantinople to their idealistic triumph after WWII at Nuremberg. He is able to demonstrate that the idealism driving such trials is always tempered by domestic political issues. Thus the western powers’ reluctance to actively pursue indicted criminals like Milosevic stems from a self-serving impulse not to risk their own soldiers without overwhelming domestic support. While such domestic selfishness often results in uneven and disappointing human rights policies, Bass demonstrates that even the perfunctory pursuit of justice is better than a retributive cycle of violence.

    Employing detailed research and compelling arguments, Bass offers timely and convincing evidence that international war tribunals provide a viable process by which human rights can be upheld throughout the international community.

Useful terrorists freedom fighters for "democracy"

'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Sat May 25th, 2024 at 09:56:39 PM EST
Syrian protesters rise up against Islamists in Idlib | DW News |

Opponents of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad seeking refuge in Idlib are now protesting against local Islamist hardliners Hayat Tahrir al-Sham  (HTS). The group is accused of becoming increasingly dictatorial.

People in the Idlib region of northwestern Syriaare taking to the streets again in protests triggered by the death of a prisoner in jail, apparently through torture at the hands of security forces of the Islamist militia Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS).

RFU OP: Tajikistan and Khorasan Deception Part 1

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Sat May 25th, 2024 at 10:03:11 PM EST
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