Monthly Archives: September 2013

Another U.S. human rights NGO calling for war with Syria.

Here’s the advice the downtown New York based Human Rights First are offering to Barack Obama ahead of his speech at the UN General Assembly: ‘2. The president should insist that the Security Council move quickly to pass a resolution … Continue reading

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Afghan officials claim nine dead from U.S. airstrike.

As reported in The Independent: ‘Afghan officials have claimed that an apparent Nato airstrike has killed 15 people – nine of them civilians, including women and children – in an eastern province where the Taliban are strong’. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/afghanistan-nato-airstrike-killed-nine-civilians-officials-claim-8803641.html Polling has … Continue reading

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Samantha Power goes to bat for war with Syria.

A few tweets from the timeline of the grand doyenne of ‘humanitarian intervention’: Costs of not taking targeted military action in #Syria are far greater than the risks of the limited but necessary measures POTUS outlined. — Samantha Power (@AmbassadorPower) September 7, … Continue reading

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Samantha Power and ‘the world’.

Samantha Power is the Obama administrations U.N. Envoy, and said to be one of its foremost champions of promoting human rights and militarised ‘humanitarian intervention’ – except when it comes to the human rights of oppressed Palestinians of course, given … Continue reading

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Nicholas D. Kristof of the New York Times channels Big Brother.

Like most in the U.S., Europe and the Middle East, i’m against any U.S. lead military intervention in the Syrian civil war – whether it be airstrikes, or via the further provision of arms to elements within the opposition. One … Continue reading

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