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I Read Through South Africa’s 84 Page Complaint Against Israel- Here Are Some Problems It May Have

              As is by now well known, South Africa is suing Israel at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), alleging that Israel is committing genocide in Gaza (it’s available here). Their complaint begins by establishing the court’s jurisdiction and explaining that neither a situation of war nor the perpetration of the Oct. 7th atrocities can …

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Don’t Panic Over Accusations That Israel is Committing Genocide

All it means is that the definition of genocide has been watered down to the point that it applies in nearly every war Charges that Israel is committing genocide in Gaza come fast and furious from politicians, demonstrators, and unfortunately even human rights groups. Obviously, this upsets those of us who believe that this war …

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the Right Time to Condemn Armenian Genocide?

Last week, the U.S. House voted to recognize the Ottoman Empire’s 1915 massacre and displacement of 1.5 million Armenians as genocide. This angered the government of Turkey, which has consistently denied that genocide occurred. The vote in the house was a bipartisan and overwhelming 405-11. Of the dissenters, by far the most attention has been …

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