The United States and the ICC: An Alarming Declaration to the World

Imagine this: an institution which includes the US, China, and India - that can prosecute Joseph Kony as well as Private Lynndie England of the Abu Ghraib infamy. In Rome on July 17, 1998, 120 nations voted to create a permanent International Criminal Court (ICC) to try war crimes, crimes against humanity, crime of aggression, …

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On The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961

The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961 is the most subscribed single international treaty in the world which has enabled diplomatic relations to properly function throughout the world. The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961 is an international treaty that defines a framework for diplomatic relations between independent countries. It specifies the privileges …

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Palestine 2012 — Gaza and the UN resolution

By Noam Chomsky, December 1, 2012 http://chomsky.info/articles/20121201.htm An old man in Gaza held a placard that reads: “You take my water, burn my olive trees, destroy my house, take my job, steal my land, imprison my father, kill my mother, bombard my country, starve us all, humiliate us all but I am to blame: I …

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Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Recent History

Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Crisis Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Other Players Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Recent History Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Looking Backwards Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Future This whole thing happened after the famous handshake on the White House lawn. Wasn't that supposed to end the conflict between Israel and the …

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Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Other Players

Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Crisis Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Other Players Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Recent History Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Looking Backwards Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Future Why is the Israel-Palestine conflict so important on the global stage? Why does the rest of the world care, and get so involved, in …

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Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Crisis

Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Crisis Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Other Players Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Recent History Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: Looking Backwards Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: The Future Why is there so much violence in the Middle East? Isn't there violence on both sides? The violence in Israel and the occupied Palestinian …

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