Mr. Obama, Tear Down This Wall of Hypocrisy on International Law


President Obama has denounced Russia for a “breach of international law” with its military intervention in the Crimea.

The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear.
The message from the White House is: Do as we say, not as we do.
Background:
Tribune:  European Parliament Condemns Drone Strikes
Reprieve:  Investigation of Drones
Robert Parry:  America’s Staggering Hypocrisy
Katrina vanden Heuvel:  Ukraine Crisis Calls for Less Bluster
Norman Solomon:  Heard the One About Obama Denouncing a Breach?

The U.S. government routinely violates international law with drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia and other countries. Human-rights groups like Reprieve have documented many of those violations in recent reports, and the European Parliament has just condemned the practice as illegal -- but the USA’s missile attacks continue.

To urge a single standard of adherence to international law, please sign this petition:

President Obama, your condemnation of Russia for a “breach of international law” rings hollow while your administration continues to violate international law with drone strikes and other missile attacks across borders. I urge you to end those U.S. violations of international law and move toward a new era of genuine adherence to international law.



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20297 15 hours ago Carl Cundy Custer, SD , US
20296 1 day ago Lauren Gedlinske Apple Valley , MN , US
20295 7 days ago Pat Shelton Jacksonville, FL , US
20294 1 week ago Bridget Bailey Stafford, VA , US
20293 1 week ago Bridget Bailey Stafford, VA , US
20292 2 weeks ago JIM HEAD OAK PARK, MI , US
20291 2 weeks ago JIM HEAD OAK PARK, MI , US
20290 2 weeks ago Rebecca Farmer Berkeley, CA , US
20289 2 weeks ago OLIVIA DE JAVELINA tucson, AZ , US america: land of do what we say, not as we do. mr. obama, or really Michelle, is this how you want your daughters raised? somehow me thinks you have concerns too! we had such hope....now we have ...
20288 3 weeks ago Sharon Wood Greeley, CO , US
20287 4 weeks ago Marvin Johnson Tigard, OR , US
20286 1 month ago juan moreno Elpaso, TX , US
20285 1 month ago Joel Trupin Marshfield, VT , US
20284 1 month ago Julie Botten ot , GB
20283 1 month ago Angie Valdez Fremont, CA , US Exactly.... Who are we to tell Russia they can't take Crimea, it's not our dam business! I must also mention; how this country belonged to the Native Americans (My People), before it was ...
20282 1 month ago Meredith Bennett stone mountain, GA , US
20281 1 month ago Jeremy Bourget Rumford, RI , US
20280 1 month ago Jeremy Bourget Rumford, RI , US
20279 1 month ago Jim Clemans Bethesda, MD , US
20278 2 months ago Tim Devine BC , CA Does anybody have the moral ground to sacrifice innocent people by the use of drones to satisfy the common good? Absolutely Not.
20277 2 months ago ROBERTO KUNERT Ipojuca, ot , BR
20276 2 months ago Jeff Hopkins Lindenhurst, IL , US
20275 2 months ago Bob Stevens Sunbury-on -Thames, ot , GB
20274 2 months ago Bob Stevens Sunbury-on -Thames, ot , GB
20273 2 months ago Jeffery Frey Columbia, MO , US
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