Trump’s Iraq troop draw-down to begin this month, top general announces

By Tyler Duden, Zero Hedge Wed Sep 09 2020 14:39 Previously the Trump administration said it would aim for a major troop reduction in Iraq by the time of the November election. It appears that promise — part of the Trump campaign’s longtime pledge to “bring Americans home” from unnecessary “endless” foreign wars and occupations abroad — is on […]

Changes needed to help Canada prosecute war criminals, Amnesty International says

By Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press OTTAWA — A prominent human-rights organization says Canada is failing to bring suspected war criminals to justice. In a newly released report, Amnesty International Canada depicts the federal Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Program as underfunded and underused. Twenty years ago, Canada enshrined in federal law universal jurisdiction […]