On the other hand, if this uber-wealthy philanthropist is now in harmony with the globalist, blame-America-first chorus, that would be bad news at time when bad news is hardly in short supply.Read Article
In fact, when it issued its blacklist, the UN Human Rights Office may have inadvertently opened the flood gates. In today’s interconnected world, aggrieved parties are keenly aware of developments in other protracted conflicts. They will want to know why the world’s most prominent multilateral organization is willing to apply sanctions in one protracted conflict, but not others. The UN Human Rights Office must now be prepared to explain why some occupations are inconsequential, but only Israel’s control of the West Bank is deserving of a blacklist.Read Article
Brenda Shaffer is a visiting researcher at Georgetown University. Shaffer is the author, with Svante Cornell, of the report “Occupied Elsewhere: Selective Policies on Occupations, Protracted Conflicts, and Territorial Disputes,” published by the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.Read Article
Israel’s military is by no means perfect. Mistakes are not uncommon on the battlefield. But the group behind this most recent effort to bring war-crimes charges against Israel is playing a cruel game with international law. Palestinian terrorist groups are deliberately committing war crimes while they launch war-crimes lawsuits against Israel at the ICC.Read Article
A transnational prosecutor puts American soldiers in her crosshairs
The most important takeaway from the killing of Qassem Suleimani doesn’t just have to do with Iran.