The outsourcing of torture to other countries is a devilishly clever
legalistic fiction that allows the Bush Administration to
systematically violate basic human rights of terror suspects while
claiming it does not condone or practice torture.
The United States should respect international human rights
standards within its own borders.
The Supreme Court of the United States has had two historic encounters with George W. Bush.
Hussein's trial is shaping up as just US theatrics.
The capture of Saddam Hussein has raised the question of how best to hold him accountable for the horrendous human rights violations committed by his regime.
The last time I saw pictures of a man in need of a haircut being displayed as a trophy of the American Empire it was Che Guevara, stretched out dead on a table in Vallegrande, a village in the Bo
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An explosive legal obstacle, currently ignored, lurks beneath the
surface of the Iraq war debate--international law likely to ensnare and
possibly crumple the American conqueror's grandiose pla
The disastrous consequences of turning over to the police what is an essentially medical problem are steadily becoming more apparent' as narcotic arrests rise each year to new records and the habit continues to spread, especially among young people. Control by prohibition has failed, but the proposed remedies for this failure consist mainly of more of the same measures which have already proved futile.