As the future of warfare looks to become more monetized, privatized and commodified, ensuring that civilians’ rights are protected risks becoming nearly impossible if there remains a lack of enforceable regulations on private military firms.Read more . . .
In this article, I analyze the legal and factual background of the food blockade against Iraq (1990-), and then assess its compliance with international humanitarian law. I conclude that the U.N., the members of the Security Council, and the countries that participated violated several mandatory humanitarian norms in enforcing the food blockade.Read more . . .
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http://www.counterpunch.com/cook11302006.html November 30, 2006 Would HRW Have Attacked Martin Luther King, Too? Are Palestinians Being Denied the Right of Non-Violent Resistance? By JONATHAN COOK in Nazareth If one thing offers a terrifying glimpse of where the experiment in human despair … Read more . . .