Should the U.S. Government Abide by the International Law It Has Created and Claims to Uphold?

“The Trump administration’s campaign to topple the government of Venezuela raises the issue of whether the U.S. government is willing to adhere to the same rules of behavior it expects…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: Gilmer Free Press, Z Net, Lassen County Times, Sierra County Prospect, Counterpunch, The Sunburg News, Common Dreams, Bainbridge Island Review, History News Network, LA Progressive, The Smirking Chimp, War is a Crime
Date: February 19,20,21,22,23, March 3,2019
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Make Venezuela Great Again? Let the Venezuelans decide how. Five ideas from peace research.

“Have we not learned a thing? As the crisis in Venezuela continues to unfold, we are witnessing yet another blatant US regime-change operation “for the Venezuelan people.” …”

Patrick T. Hiller
Published in: Counterpunch, Sentinel News, West Side Gazette, Gilmer Free Press, Bangladesh Post, Sierra County Prospect, The Posey County News, The Sunburg News
Date: February 1,4,5,6,9,2019
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Trump’s Crusade in Latin America

“What we are witnessing in Venezuela is a Latin America policy that draws from the Cold War and the era of US interventions, when regard for democracy and international law mattered little and anticommunism was the dominant motif…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Counterpunch, Sierra County Prospect, The Sunburg News, LA Progressive, Bainbridge Island Review, Mel Gurtov Blog, West Side Gazette, The Smirking Chimp, Gilmer Free Press
Date: January 28,30,31,2019
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Trumped up treason

““Somebody said ‘treasonous.’ I mean — yeah I guess, why not. Can we call that treason? Why not. I mean, they certainly didn’t seem to love our country very much.”
–Donald Trump on Democratic Senators and Congress members who didn’t clap for him in his State of the Union speech…”

Tom H. Hastings
Published in: The Baltimore Times, The Johnstown Breeze, Sierra County Prospect, Planet Jackson Hole, OpEd News, Tacoma Weekly, Gilmer Free Press, LA Progressive, Bainbridge Island Review
Date: February 6,7,8,9,11,19,2018
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