Tag Archive: NATO

Law and Disorder Radio – Cuban Five Case Update – NATO and the Catastrophic Failure in Libya – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Jeremy Hammond Sentenced to 10 Years with 3 Additional Years of Supervised Probation Jeremy Hammond and Barrett Brown were Outspoken in Exposing Corporate Collusion with the Government in Conducting Intelligence Sarah Kunstler Argument on Behalf of Jeremy Hammond    …
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – CODEPINK Anti-Drone Delegation to Pakistan – Phyllis Bennis on 11 Years of War in Afghanistan – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Chipotle Signs Fair Food Agreement with Coalition of Immokalee Workers Michael Ratner: Supreme Court Rules on Telecom Immunity Bush Politicians Accepted Donations from Terrorist Group M.E.K. Veterans and Allies Arrested in New York as Afghanistan War Enters Year 12  …
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Brian Becker on Libya – Better This World Documentary on FBI Entrapment of Activists – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

The Truth About the Situation in Libya: Cutting Through the Government Propaganda and Media Lies Libya, a country of 6 million people, possesses the largest of Africa’s oil reserves. Its oil is of a particular high quality. Since March 19,…
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Should the U.S. Intervene in Libya? – Letter to the Editor NY Times

To the Editor: “Discord Grows on the Politics of Intervention” (front page, March 8) describes the tactical and political risks of American intervention in Libya, but nowhere does it state that such an action would be illegal unless authorized by…
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International War Crimes

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Lawless War: The War Against Yugoslavia as a Harbinger of an Insecure Future for the Peoples of the World – PDF

2001 Lawless War: The War Against Yugoslavia as a Harbinger of an Insecure Future for the Peoples of the World By Michael Ratner, attorney and vice-president of the Center for Constitutional Rights On March 24, 1999, U.S. Armed Forces, along…
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International War Crimes

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The Fog of War [Powers] – Stanford Journal of International Law – with H. Lee Halterman, Jules Lobel, Joel E. Starr and James Klimaski – PDF

2001 Commentary: The Fog of War [Powers] LEE HALTERMAN* JULES LOBEL** JOEL E. STARR*** MICHAEL RATNER**** JAMES KLIMASKI***** The U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to grant certiorari in Campbell v. Clinton1 brings to an end a chain of Cold War-era litigation…
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Campbell v. Clinton – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 2000

This past spring, CCR filed a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by 31 members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The members had sought a declaration that President Clinton violated the…
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Civil Liberties

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Humanitarian Military Intervention – Foreign Policy In Focus – with Jules Lobel – PDF

2000 Humanitarian Military Intervention Key Points The history of “humanitarian” military intervention is replete with invocations of humanitarian intentions by strong powers or coalitions in order to conceal their own geopolitical interests. The United Nations charter prohibits nations from attacking other…
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International War Crimes

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Campbell v. Clinton – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1999

As President Clinton ordered U.S. military forces to begin a series of air strikes with NATO allies in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia on March 24, 1999, one of the most serious questions in modern Constitutional jurisprudence, the vesting in…
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Interview with KDVS 90.3 FM on the Legality of War in Yugoslavia – Transcript – PDF

1999 Interview with KDVS Regarding Legality of War in Yugoslavia Interview with Michael Ratner of Center For Constitutional Rights in New York, regarding the lawsuit by members of Congress against President Bill Clinton, challenging the legality of the air war in…
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International War Crimes

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