Selected Articles: War Crimes, Double Standards, Corruption, and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.
By Global Research News
Global Research, January 07, 2016

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usa_israelU.S. State Department’s Deafening Silence After U.S. Citizens Engage In Israeli Settler Violence

By Richard Silverstein, January 07 2016

The silence of the U.S. government when American citizens are actively engaged in anti-Palestinian terrorism suggests that we condemn Islamist terror while condoning Jewish terror.

jeffrey_herfThe Disingenuous Apologies for Israel’s Assault on Palestinian Education

By Matt Peppe, January 07 2016

As the American Historical Association (AHA) prepares to vote this week on a symbolic resolution that affirms support for the right to education in the occupied Palestinian territories, apologists for the Israeli regime’s policies against Palestinians are putting forward nonsensical rationalizations for their opposition to the measure.

DawabshaJewish Terrorists Indicted for Palestinian Arson Murders

By Stephen Lendman, January 06 2016

Israeli soldiers and militarized police extrajudicially execute defenseless Palestinians with impunity. They’ve been denied justice for nearly seven decades. Nothing in prospect suggests change.

money_rollThe United States’ 20 Wealthiest People, The 0.000006%, and Who Pays $300k to Hear Hillary

By David Swanson, January 07 2016

The United States’ 20 wealthiest people (The 0.000006 Percent) now own more wealth than the bottom half of the U.S. population combined, a total of 152 million people in 57 million households.

The United Nations and the Houla Massacre: The Information BattlefieldImmunity of State Officials for War Crimes: UN Library’s Most-checked-out Book in 2015

By Dylan Matthews, January 07 2016

The book in question isn’t a UN document — it’s a doctoral thesis from the University of Lucerne by Ramona Pedretti, pursuing the question of when heads of state and other government officials can be charged in foreign courts. Generally, she explains, there are two forms of immunity in international law from which heads of state can benefit.

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