War Crimes

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, seen here in 2012, said Friday she would be asking the court for authorization to begin an investigation into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Afghanistan. (Photo: Foundation Max van der Stoel/flickr/cc)
"Whatever the court decides about the role of U.S. forces, the people in Afghanistan who have suffered enormously for decades deserve the world's attention. More importantly, they deserve justice."
Jon Queally, staff writer
"There should be nothing whatsoever surprising about any of this, as it is the...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Whistleblower Chelsea Manning had her visiting fellowship at Harvard University rescinded after CIA Director Michael Pompeo and former director Mike Morrell objected. (Photograph: @xychelsea/Instagram)
"This is what a military/police/intel state looks like," says whistleblower...


Tomas Young, paralyzed veteran and vocal critic of the Iraq War who has said he plans to die in April , has written a final furious message to the men who destroyed his and hundreds of thousands of others' lives. It is a searing indictment of "who you are and what you have done....the terrible human and moral consequences of your lies, manipulation and thirst for wealth and power." "In our eyes you are each guilty of egregious war crimes, of plunder and, finally, of murder... My day of...