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  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Europe

War no crime for leaders

Report highlights legal minefield for soldiers while politicians are protected I happened to be in London this week when the Chilcot report came out. Seven years in the making, it’s a comprehensive evaluation of British involvement in Iraq, from well before 9/11 and right up until British troops withdrew in 2009. The report is gargantuan [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Europe, Middle East

What Britain must learn from this failed war

How should Britain change in the light of Sir John Chilcot’s forensic autopsy of the failed Iraq war? Three things stand out.• Britain must be aware of its military limitations; the US can just about deal with two simultaneous full-blown wars. Britain cannot. It has to prioritise and communicate those priorities to its allies. The [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Europe, Middle East

Rundle: the Chilcot Inquiry, and Iraq’s true history

The frenzied morning that the Chilcot report was released in the UK, Tony Blair appeared at a rare press conference on home soil. This was Blair at his bestworst: the street fighter determined to defend his record and his legacy. The Chilcot report had laid out much, though not all, of the disastrous process by which the [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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South America

El camino a Damasco pasa por Moscú

Politics El camino a Damasco pasa por Moscú El Comercio 1334 words 24 June 2012 El Comercio COMCIP Spanish Copyright 2012 NoticiasFinancieras. All Rights Reserved. Por Timothy Garton Ash. Historiador Espero que un día el ex presidente Bashar al Asad comparezca ante la Corte Penal Internacional acusado de crímenes contra la humanidad. Cualquier violencia que [...]

  • Jul 27 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

Dion accepts UN report that calls Daesh attacks on Yazidis genocide

The conclusion is stark and damning: “ISIS has committed, and continues to commit, the crime of genocide, as well as multiple crimes against humanity and war crimes, against the Yazidis.” On Thursday, a report by the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria said that Daesh — also known as ISIS and ISIL — is seeking “to destroy [...]

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

Addressing Global Affairs Issues

Host(s): DON MARTIN DON MARTIN: Welcome back. Well the Conservatives push hard to pass a motion condemning ISIS for committing a genocide of their enemies in Iraq and Syria. The Liberals say that’s something international authorities should declare. Well here’s the clashing political view on whether Canada should be doing this. Here’s interim Conservative leader Rona [...]

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

The right to intervene

Srinagar, June 1 — Sitting in his presidential palace in 1991, Iraq’s President Saddam Hussein and his Culture Minister Hamad Hammadi drafted a letter to Mikhail Gorbachev, President of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.). Hussein and Hammadi hoped that the U.S.S.R. would help save Iraq from the West’s barrage. Hammadi, who understood the [...]

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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Europe

Obama se queda casi solo

Internacional Obama se queda casi solo 655 words 1 September 2013 La Voz de Galicia VOZDG General Spanish (c) Copyright LA VOZ DE GALICIA S.A. http://www.lavozdegalicia.com. La primera escaramuza de la intervención internacional en Siria se ha librado muy lejos de ese país. Ha sido en Londres, hace unos días, cuando el Parlamento británico votó no [...]

  • Jul 25 / 2016
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Europe

EE. UU. y el principio R2P

EE. UU. y el principio R2P 738 words 16 September 2014 11:19 AM Deutsche Welle DEUES Spanish © 2014. Deutsche Welle El asesinato de un cooperante británico es el ejemplo más reciente de los crímenes del EI. La situación en Irak estaría enmarcada dentro de la Responsabilidad de Proteger (R2P) de la ONU, EE. UU. [...]

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