Italian veterans may be winning compensation for their wartime exposure, but Phil Miller reports the British army insists it is safe to supply Ukraine with the toxic tank shells.
On the Legal Question of Russia’s Military Intervention
UPDATED: According to the U.N. Charter Russia’s military action was illegal, but the Kosovo case raises questions about Donbass’ right to independence, writes Joe Lauria.
US Trashes ICC, But Wants It to Charge Russians
Marjorie Cohn delves into the U.S. double standard in using an international court to prosecute war crimes.
DIANA JOHNSTONE: For Washington, War Never Ends
The formation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the rearmament of Germany confirmed that for the United States, the war in Europe was not entirely over. It still isn’t.
What Is the Difference Between Kosovo & Donbass?
The U.S. has declared that Donbass is different. How it is different, nobody will say, because you are not supposed to ask, writes Vladimir Golstein.
An Unprincipled Attack on a Human Rights Giant
Marjorie Cohn defends the legacy of Michael Ratner from an attack by Yale law professor Samuel Moyn.
Hidden in Plain View in Belgrade
Why did NATO attack Yugoslavia in 1999, killing perhaps as many as 2,500 civilians? Here are some possible answers as Vladimir Golstein reflects back on that ugly episode.
A Clinton Family Value: ‘Humanitarian’ War
Exclusive: The transformation of the Democratic Party from the relative “peace party” to a belligerent “war party” occurred during Bill Clinton’s presidency and is likely to resume if Hillary Clinton is elected, writes James W Carden.
Kosovo Chaos Undercuts Clinton ‘Success’
Exclusive: President Bill Clinton’s Kosovo war of 1999 was loved by neocons and liberal hawks the forerunner for Iraq, Libya, Syria and other conflicts this century but Kosovo’s political violence and lawlessness today underscore the grim consequences of those strategies…
KLA Country (A Forewarning from Kosovo)
From the Archive: President Clinton’s 1999 air war on Serbia supposedly to stop genocide in Kosovo became the model for neocon/liberal hawk “humanitarian” wars this century. But as Kosovo descends again into political violence the war also foreshadowed what can…