Tag Archives: Ukraine

Thomas Knapp: War is the Crime and Perpetrators Seldom Face Justice

“Genocide.” That’s the announced verdict of Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy as images of hundreds of civilian dead — some with their hands bound, apparently executed — emerged from the city of Bucha following a withdrawal of Russian troops.

“You may remember I got criticized for calling Putin a war criminal,” says US president Joe Biden.… Read more ...

Thomas Knapp: Don’t Look to Politicians for Peace

At this point in my life, I’ve been consistently opposed to war for about twice as long as I spent as a Marine infantryman (with precisely the attitude toward war you would expect). The change was incremental and took a few years, but I consider my decision to march in the streets against the 2003 US invasion of Iraq to have been moral, and my decision to march in formation toward participation in the 1991 Gulf War to have been immoral.… Read more ...

Green Party Says U.S. Should ‘Stop Saber-Rattling’ and Use Diplomacy to Resolve Ukraine Crisis

Green Party leaders have called on the Biden administration to “immediately cease escalating military tensions and pursue a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine crisis.”

A build-up of Russian forces along the Ukrainian border has caused international tensions to flare over the possibility of a full-scale invasion. The United States and NATO allies have begun moving equipment and additional military forces into Eastern Europe in response.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Issues Call for U.S. to ‘Cut Ties’ with NATO in Light of Russian Tensions

In a statement released on January 26, 2022, the Libertarian Party has called on the United States to leave NATO “in light of escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine, and as NATO allies have been put on standby for potential military action.”

“The United States’ involvement in NATO puts us in a compromising position; one which is compounded further by the fact that Congress no longer authorizes war and that our military is controlled by a small facet of unelected bureaucrats and what President Eisenhower called the Military-Industrial Complex,” reads the statement.… Read more ...

Zack Strong: Non-Interventionism and the Crisis in Ukraine

Independent American Party

MARCH 11, 2014 Posted by: KELLY GNEITING

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Senator Rand Paul appeared on the Glenn Beck radio program on March 11, 2014 to sound off on numerous issues. The senator is excellent on most matters, but increasingly takes the establishment viewpoint on others. Perhaps this is a result of his percolating plans to run for the presidency in 2016.… Read more ...