Tag Archive: President Clinton

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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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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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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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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Open Letter to President Clinton and the INS Regarding the Illegal Holding of Elian Gonzales – PDF

1999 Open Letter to President Clinton and the INS Regarding the Illegal Holding of Elian Gonzales The following organizations have endorsed the letter: Vivian Stromberg, Executive Director, MADRE Michael Steven Smith, Esq., National Lawyers Guild Margaret Ratner-Kunstler, Esq., Executive Director,…
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El Comite Pro Rescate y Desarrollo de Vieques v. U.S. Navy – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1999

On July 23. 1999, a civic organization from Vieques filed a petition for Precautionary Measures and other remedies with Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States. The petition aims to stop human rights violations being carried…
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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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War and Peace Report — Democracy Now Audio Link

http://www.democracynow.org/1999/5/26/war_and_peace_report Today was NATO’s busiest day of the air war so far. Allied officials say their pilots flew a record 650 sorties in the last 24 hours. Of those, about 40 percent were attack flights hitting tanks and artillery in…
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Congress Votes Under the War Powers Act — Democracy Now Audio Link

http://www.democracynow.org/1999/4/27/congress_votes_under_the_war_powers NATO today continues to drop more missiles on Yugoslavia for the 35th night of bombings, for a second time hitting the headquarters of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic’s ruling Socialist Party. Warplanes also continued to attack the Serb media, bombing several…
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