This is part of a series of eight "virtual teachins" on U.S. war crimes in Afghanistan.
The crime of Collective Punishment is described on the website for Mike Haas' book, George W. Bush, War Criminal? The Bush Administration’s Liability for 269 War Crimes. Here, we will look at the specific legal basis for charging perpetrators as war criminals for Collective Punishment , and list sources reporting relevant U.S. actions in Afghanistan.
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If the American public knew the nature of the crimes that its government was committing in Afghanistan, could it possibly sit still and not force an end to the war, and the removal of U.S. military, intelligence, and contractors from Afghanistan?
THIS TOPIC is described on the website for Mike Haas' book, George W. Bush, War Criminal? The Bush Administration’s Liability for 269 War Crimes.
REPORTS FROM AFGHANISTAN
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(See VAU Afghanistan 101: US War Crimes )