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The International Criminal Court Takes on Israel and the US Congressional Mafia

by Medea Benjamin, published on Countercurrents, May 29, 2024 Senator Lindsay Graham was bursting with contempt for the International Criminal Court (ICC) when he grilled Secretary of State Blinken at a May 21 Congressional hearing. Wagging his finger, he warned that, if the ICC gets away with issuing arrest warrants for Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Yoav[…]

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There Will Be Repercussions: The West is Collectively Responsible for Israel’s Genocide in Gaza

by Ramzy Baroud, published on Countercurrents, November 9, 2023 On October 20, Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, stood on the Egyptian side of the Rafah crossing, between Egypt and besieged Gaza. Guterres was not the only international figure to travel to the Gaza border, hoping to mobilize the international community in the face of an ongoing genocide, in[…]

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Putin, South Africa and the International Criminal Court

by Ann Garrison, published on Black Agenda Report, May 31, 2023 The West has deployed the International Criminal Court in the US/NATO proxy war with Russia in Ukraine.   On March 17, the International Criminal Court (ICC) indicted and issued arrest warrants for Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian Commissioner for Children’s Rights Maria Lvova-Belova. They are the first and[…]

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Attempt to Try Russian Leaders for War Crimes is Part of the West’s Weaponization of the International Criminal Cour

by Robin Philpot, published on Covert Action Magazine, November 14, 2022 International Criminal Court (ICC) continues to serve as a “battering ram for U.S. and NATO policy,” as the former U.S. ambassador-at-large for war crimes in the Clinton administration defined it. The quote above does not come from President Putin of Russia or from President Xi of China. It comes[…]

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How the ICC Intends to Violate a UN Security Council Decision and Try Bashar al-Assad

Everyone believed it to be impossible for the International Criminal Court (ICC) to try the Syrians, since China and Russia exercised their vetos against a Western draft resolution to do so. But no! A piece of legal sleight of hand may make it possible to dodge the decision of the Security Council. The Court hopes to incriminate President Bachar el-Assad,[…]

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Trump’s Brilliant Strategy to Dismember U.S. Dollar Hegemony

Drawing by Nathaniel St. Claire for Counterpunch by Michael Hudson, published on CounterPunch Blog, February 8, 2019 The end of America’s unchallenged global economic dominance has arrived sooner than expected, thanks to the very same Neocons who gave the world the Iraq, Syria and the dirty wars in Latin America. Just as the Vietnam War drove the United States off[…]

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