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Ukraine War, October 26, 2022: The context for analysis of current developments; The “dirty bomb” as a Russian propaganda distraction from current war crimes

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Ukraine War, October 23, 2022: The real stakes in Ukraine: Freedom and a world ruled by reason and law, not force and barbarism



Where can Trump go to escape the law? Israeli settlements in the West Bank?



When and how did America lose her soul?

America has lost her soul. You feel something is missing, the kind of sense of community that we used to have–20 or 30 or 40…





REPRISE: Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

Originally Posted By: The Observer January 18, 2016 Today is Martin Luther King day in the United States, a national holiday. It is a good…


REPRISE: “A time to break silence”: Dr. King on the Vietnam war, and President Carter on America’s human rights violations

Fifty years ago, on April 4, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King gave the first of two speeches that month setting forth why he was opposed…


Government by assassination: President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs in the Philippines,and the crumbling of civilization (Updated December 15, 2020)

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December 15, 2020

The Internation Criminal acourt is conducting a preliminary inquiry into whether President Rodrigo Duterte’ was on drugs has involved the commission oc crimes against humanity.

As Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”


2016: Fateful time for a conversation about international law

Does any of this matter? Do we care any more about whether one country invades another by military force? Does it matter how we respond?…



REPRISE: Veterans’ Day, 2011: “Where have all the flowers gone, long time passing?”

First published, November 11, 2011 My uncle died in a field in northern France with a German bullet in his head. To him, and all…


Crumbling world order: Power politics and international law—the way forward

See Stefan Kornelius, “Putins Machtspiele; Ruhe in der Ukraine, Druck in Syrien. Russlands Präsident sendet rätselhafte Signale. Sucht er einen Weg aus der Isolation? Oder…