Washington’s quest for supremacy conflicts with the U.N. Charter and a global system in which no single country dominates, writes Jeffrey Sachs.
Tag: U.N. Charter
China’s Peace Plan for Ukraine
It will be attractive to the Global South, writes Tony Kevin. It will cause consternation in the Western war party camp.
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.
66 Nations at UN Say ‘End War in Ukraine’
“Too much blood has been spilled” — Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies highlight a few of the many under-reported appeals made at the General Assembly for peaceful negotiations.
Ukraine: The Broader Geopolitical Conflict
Vijay Prashad reviews the geopolitical battles of recent decades that leave Germany, Japan and India — among others — rattled in their response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Russia, Ukraine & the Law of War: Crime of Aggression
Scott Ritter, in part one of a two-part series, lays out international law regarding the crime of aggression and how it relates to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.