International Lawlessness

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The West bleats on about Russia’s actions in Ukraine being in breach of ”International Law”. This is disingenuous to say the least; in fact it is yet another example of staggering hypocrisy. The concept of International Law, if such a thing exists at all, is a nebulous one, ”a custom More honor’d in the breach than the observance” to use Shakespeare’s phrase. And of course, NATO and the West are themselves the very worst offenders. I’ll just mention the Iraq War and the rape of Libya. Those responsible, the Bushes, Blairs and Camerons of this world should certainly be behind bars under ‘International Law” , but will it happen ?…..(Don’t hold your breath)

Update : 24 July 2014 : Meanwhile the puppet regime in Ukraine has dissolved parliament and banned opposition parties, all the better to sell their country down the river to the Bankers for asset-stripping and privatization – cutting old age pensions, halving public-sector wages, and brutally crushing citizens’ resistance in the east of the country
The Road to World War 3: Ukraine, Russia and American Imperialism (Paul Craig Roberts)   :
”International law can be simply ignored. If there is no political will by the major powers to enforce it, international law is just an empty shell. Appeals to morality and law may resonate with the majority of the world’s people but not to those who hold power” –  Mohammed Omer (”Shell-Socked”)

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