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Blackwater Employees Convicted; Owner and US Government Free

Blackwater guards convicted in 2007 Baghdad shooting

http://endthelie.com/2014/10/22/blackwater-guards-convicted-2007-baghdad-shooting/

Blackwater Founder Remains Free and Rich While His Former Employees Go Down on Murder Charges

https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/10/22/blackwater-guilty-verdicts/

I wonder how long ago the relatives in Iraq gave up on the case? 16 more words

Government Fury

'HOLD UP'! WH does 'complete reversal' on civilian deaths; Time to 'apologize to Netanyahu'?

Well, well, well … isn’t this interesting:

Yahoo: "White House exempts Syria airstrikes from tight standards on civilian deaths” http://t.co/zgc1GJO58G

— E McMorris-Santoro (@EvanMcSan) September 30, 2014…

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US Politics

Reflections: Intervention in the 1999 Kosovo Conflict

During the 1990’s Kosovo entered a period of political turmoil. Existing as an autonomous province within the Republic of Serbia since the 1974 Yugoslav Constitution, the Albanian-majority territory had enjoyed a great deal of freedom. 3,276 more words

Civilian Deaths

SAVING YOUR LIFE BY BOMBING YOU TO DEATH

Here we go again—the US is undertaking another “Bomb to Protect” humanity adventure, which has killed civilians. This time around, the objective is to free Syrians and the rest of the world from ISIL’s tyranny. 331 more words

War

Pentagon: No 'Credible' Evidence Of Civilians Killed By Syria Airstrikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. military is looking into allegations that civilians were killed in U.S. and allied airstrikes in Syria. But he said they have no “credible” reporting that such deaths occurred. 97 more words

News

Canada supports US bombing of Syria; 31 civilians killed

The United States launched airstrikes against Syria early Tuesday targeting Islamic State (or ISIS) fighters, marking the first bombing of that nation since President Barack Obama declared he had all authority needed to conduct such strikes without congressional approval. 692 more words

News

Government: is BT assisting targeted killing by drones, violating international law?

Human rights lawyers Reprieve, acting on behalf of two Yemeni men whose relatives were accidentally killed by drones, have brought a complaint against BT, filed with the British government on 19 August. 252 more words

Drone Strikes