No other institution helps obscure the crimes of empire and buttress class rule and white supremacy so effectively.
Blaming the Victims of McGurk’s Bar Bombing
Survivors now believe the authorities chose to blame the IRA for Belfast’s deadliest bombing during the Northern Ireland conflict to give cover to their key security policy, Anne Cadwallader reports.
Perilous Gulf Widens Between Russia & US at the UN
The seemingly unbridgeable gap between the major powers was on full display at the Security Council as they sparred over Ukraine and Russia’s security concerns, reports Joe Lauria.
WATCH: UN Security Council on Ukraine
The U.S. has called for a U.N. Security Council meeting on Monday at 10 am in order for Russia to “explain itself” over U.S. allegations that Moscow will “imminently” invade Ukraine, a charge even Kiev has denied. Watch it here.
The Spy Who Went on Safari
A British soldier who handled a notorious IRA informer also gave spy tips to east African wildlife rangers whose shoot-to-kill anti-poaching policy killed dozens of innocent Kenyans, Phil Miller reports.
Rewriting History in Northern Ireland
The Boris Johnson government, while censoring files, wants to commission an “official history” of the Troubles, Anne Cadwallader reports.
Impunity for Killings in Service of the State
Anne Cadwallader reports on the U.K. government’s proposals to end prosecutions for killings during the conflict in Northern Ireland.
Craig Murray: The Decline of Western Power
The really interesting thing about the G7 summit is that it wasn’t interesting. Nobody expected it to change the world, and it won’t.
As Norway Bid for Security Council Seat, It Was Accused of Hypocrisy By Nuremberg Prosecutor
UPDATED: Though it has a reputation of upholding international law, Norway has refused to ratify an amendment that adds the crime of aggression to the International Criminal Court.
The Story of the UK General Election is not Brexit, it’s the Coming Breakup of Britain
John Wight analyzes the now-shaken British national identity.