Tag Archive: President Bill Clinton

WESPAC Foundation Awards Dinner – Speech Notes – PDF

2008 WESPAC Speech Notes Sunday April 12 08 Wespac speech final I. I am proud to stand here among the activists of Wespac—Front lines for a long time— Special relationship —Connie Hogarth for a long time— Dottie Zellner—- Old acquaintance—called…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Mission to Guantanamo 1992 – Yale Alumni Magazine

In 1992, a band of law professors and students sued the US government for the right to visit their Haitian clients. The feds played hardball. by Brandt Goldstein ’92JD September/October 2005 Brandt Goldstein ’92JD has written for Slate.com and the New York Times. This…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, 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 People in Cuba Are Solidly Behind Getting Elian Back Home – Michael Smith Interviews Michael Ratner on Elian Gonzalez – Socialist Action – PDF

2000 Michael Smith Interviews Michael Ratner on Elian Gonzalez New York City Q: Michael, what’s at stake in the Elian Gonzalez situation? Obviously this case is about more than returning a six-year-old to Cuba. A: Well, clearly from a legal…
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International War Crimes

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Castro Says Elian’s Father Ready to Travel to US – Democracy Now Transcript – PDF

In an apparent bid to show flexibility in the campaign to return Elian Gonzalez to Cuba, President Fidel Castro said the boy’s father has offered to travel alone today to the United States to pick up his 6-year-old son. [includes…
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International War Crimes

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Castro Says Elian’s Father Ready to Travel to US — Democracy Now Audio Link

http://www.democracynow.org/2000/4/3/castro_says_elians_father_ready_to In an apparent bid to show flexibility in the campaign to return Elian Gonzalez to Cuba, President Fidel Castro said the boy’s father has offered to travel alone today to the United States to pick up his 6-year-old son….
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International War Crimes

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Federal Judge Blocks Elián González Asylum – Democracy Now Transcript – PDF

A federal judge today refused to block efforts to return six-year-old Elián González to Cuba, saying only the U.S. attorney general can grant political asylum to keep the boy in the United States. U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore’s ruling…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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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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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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On Yugoslavia, Congress Must Act – Letter to the Editor NY Times – with Jules Lobel – PDF

1999 On Yugoslavia, Congress Must Act To the Editor: By a vote of 213-to-213 in the House of Representatives, the President failed to obtain the constitutionally required authorization he needed to carry on the air war against Yugoslavia (front page,…
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International War Crimes

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