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George Bush could be next on the war crimes list

THE HAGUE – George W. Bush could one day be the International Criminal Court’s next target. David Crane, an international law professor at Syracuse University, said the principle of law used to issue an arrest warrant for Omar al-Bashir could ...

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Despite Obama call for open government, Justice resists disclosing Bush secrets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite President Obama‘s vow to open government more than ever, the Justice Department is defending Bush administration decisions to keep secret many documents about domestic wiretapping, data collection on travelers and U.S. citizens, and interrogation of suspected ...

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Bush okayed torture to outwit defense lawyers

By Stephen C. Webster It comes as no surprise that the Bush administration had little love for lawyers. Long before the “Attorneygate” scandal developed around the firing of nine US Attorneys in his second term, former President George W. Bush ...

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In farewell speech, Bush insists “war on terror” must continue

By Bill Van Auken  In his final speech from the White House Thursday night, President George W. Bush defended his legacy of war, torture and domestic repression while vowing that the “war on terror,” the ideological mainspring of his administration, ...

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Asked about WMDs, Bush grins: ‘Things didn’t go according to plan’

By John Byrne | Abu Ghraib a ‘disappointment’ A confident George W. Bush took the podium Monday for what is likely the last press conference of his presidency, fielding a panoply of questions on the economy, President-elect Barack Obama, and ...

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Bush rewards his hired guns

By JAMES TWEEDIE  THE White House revealed on Tuesday that US President George W Bush will reward partners in war crime Tony Blair, John Howard and Alvaro Uribe with the Presidential Medal of Freedom next week. Spokeswoman Dana Perino announced ...

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Iraqi shoe thrower vows never to apologize to Bush, family says

Shoe-throwing journalist Muntather Zaidi told his family he would never apologize to President Bush for hurling his footwear at the American leader, even if he is chopped into pieces, his brother said after visiting him for the first time Sunday. ...

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Why We Must Prosecute Bush and His Administration for War Crimes

By Mike Ferner During the rush to get the Nuremberg Tribunals underway, the Soviet delegation wanted the tribunal’s historic decisions to have legitimacy only for the Nazis. U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Robert Jackson, serving as the chief prosecutor for the ...

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Bush A War Criminal

Emad Erian, Translated By Mahitab Adham ( Edited by Sonia Mladin) Bush repeated more than a thousand lies in order to invade Iraq.10 December 2008   Two years ago according to the Muslim calendar, the ex-president of the U.S. George ...

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Bush returns to West Point to defend doctrine of aggressive war

By Bill Van Auken President George W. Bush made a farewell appearance Tuesday at the US Military Academy at West Point, New York, delivering an unrepentant defense of the doctrine of preventive war that he unveiled there six-and-a-half years ago. ...

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