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.
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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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20336 4.3 years ago Anonymous Arlington , TX , US
20335 6.4 years ago Stephen Willey Sandpoint, ID , US Using international law, like the World Court, is a tool that helps justice and peace. better than military violence and its costs.
20334 6.5 years ago Valerie White Bend, OR , US
20333 6.6 years ago James S Sevastopol, Crimea, TX , RU
20332 6.6 years ago Mariana Strugariu Adams, WI , US
20331 6.6 years ago Sorin Strugariu Adams, WI , US
20330 6.9 years ago Catherine Hart Mt. Airy, MD , US
20329 7 years ago Catherine Hart Mt. Airy, MD , US
20328 7.1 years ago Karen Neubauer Huntsville, AL , AU
20327 7.1 years ago Christine Kasten Tucson, AZ , US
20326 7.1 years ago Christine Kasten Tucson, AZ , US
20325 7.3 years ago Peter C. Frazer Sr. Kennesaw, GA , US
20324 7.4 years ago Herman S Simms Jr Detroit, MI , US
20323 7.4 years ago Rebecca Campbell Ottawa, ON , CA
20322 7.5 years ago Alvena Pauls Abbotsford, BC , CA
20321 7.6 years ago Meredith Bennett stone mountain, GA , US
20320 7.6 years ago Donald Kokkonen Cambridge, WI , US
20319 7.7 years ago Emily Delatorre Torrance, CA , US
20318 7.7 years ago Gerry Lykins Ft. Thomas, KY , US
20317 7.7 years ago Anonymous Aarschot, ot , BE
20316 7.9 years ago Lucas Brown Gaylord, MI , US
20315 7.9 years ago Lucas Brown Gaylord, MI , US
20314 7.9 years ago Kahlil Arnone Brooklyn, NY , US
20313 7.9 years ago K. Arnone Brooklyn, NY , US
20312 7.9 years ago Honey Friedman New Orleans, LA , US
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