In recent decades the United States has forced a distinction between “private military contractors” and hired mercenaries that is both a legal fiction and more a work of art than law.
If you do not smell a rat there is something up with your nose. Undoubtedly there is a rat in this mess, and the only real problem is that we don’t know for sure what it is yet.
In a world such as ours, completely dominated and directed by the free market and the whims of its hidden élite architects, we eventually come to the realisation that within globalisation we are trapped in a single party state.
Has it really escaped our attention that the European Union (of which Brussels is the nerve centre), together with the United States and the United Kingdom, is involved in a globalised war, and that all of us are now collateral in the violence of this war?
In spite of the Logan Act, forbidding unauthorised negotiation with foreign governments, AIPAC has since 1963 facilitated wholesale felony negotiations with the State of Israel; the only nation to be implicated in an attempt to steal nuclear secrets from the United States.
Many Jewish people and Zionists, in Israel and around the world, have found in this Christian movement an uncomfortable political expedience – “Israel’s most hate friend.” Jews and Zionists who reject it call it a new form Christian antisemitism, and it is.
It was no coincidence that the National Socialists in 1930s Germany (the Nazis), who were the first to implement the neoliberal policy of privatisation (or Reprivatisierung), banned all social and cultural youth organisations that were not explicitly under the directorship of the state.
International law, strictly speaking, is a powerful and inter-state legal fiction. It does not exist in any real and meaningful sense outside of the political will and strategic necessity of the countries or collections of countries with the strength and desire to enforce it.