No other member state of the United Nations has ignored and violated as many UN resolutions as the State of Israel. To date Israel is in direct violation of no less than 66 resolutions, passed by the Security Council, mainly with regard to its ongoing illegal occupation of Palestine, its appalling treatment of the Palestinian population, and its effective annexation of East Jerusalem.
On the day Al-Qaeda hit the Pentagon Iraq was already firmly in the sights of the Bush Administration as a foreign policy priority. It is with this geopolitical reality in mind that we must consider the words of Paul Wolfowitz in his PBS interview with Margaret Warner on 14 September 2001...
We the People put it that US foreign policy with regard to the Middle East has followed a policy doctrine that has sought to destabilise governments in the region to assist in their replacement with puppet regimes under the control of the United States. We charge US foreign policy and US foreign policy makers with wilfully causing the deaths of millions across the Middle East and around the world in its global war on terror.
When issued with orders that they know will incur collateral damage (civilian deaths) British military personnel will be faced with either blindly following orders (à la the Nuremberg defence) or conscientious objection.
Follow @UrFhasaidh Nazi Germany’s genocidal crimes against the Jews of Europe bother me. They bother me because, taken in isolation from the countless other atrocities and genocidal crimes of the Holocaust, they have been used in recent decades to legitimise the State of Israel’s genocidal crimes against the people of Palestine. Still, the fact remains … Continue reading There is no Statute of Limitations on Murder