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  • The War on Drugs Drug Spurred America's Current Policing Crisis

    While growing up around Philadelphia in the 1970s, I had a number of interactions with police—none of which were particularly harrowing. On the night before Memorial Day, for instance, a friend and I were drinking beer (yes, we were underage) in a cemetery by the Delaware River when we saw lights flashing and were approached by officers. Apparently, the police had gotten a tip that someone might be stealing the brass placards from the gravestones and we were in the wrong place at the wrong time....

    Reason.com
  • Kosovan President Hashim Thaci charged with war crimes in the 1990s war of independence from Serbia

    A special international prosecutor in The Hague indicted President Hashim Thaci, 52, along with nine other former separatist fighters on a range of crimes against ethnic Serbians.

    Mail Online
  • Kosovo president indicted for war crimes

    President pulls out of White House meeting with Serbia following charges

    The Independent
  • Major Mexican Cartels: Drug Wars And Business

    Major Mexican Cartels: Drug Wars And Business Tyler Durden Sun, 06/28/2020 - 22:00 Submitted by SouthFront, A previous report by South Front documented the heavy human, social and material costs of the drug wars in Mexico, which have devastated the country since the mid-2000s. In this report some of the major factors in the rapidly shifting environment of the main cartels over the last ten years, and their frequent formations, disintegrations and reconfigurations, are...

    Zero Hedge
  • Kosovo President Thaci indicted for war crimes in The Hague

    The Office of the Special Prosecutor in The Hague charges President Hashim Thaci with war crimes.

    BBC News
  • More than half of war crimes court's members back tribunal

    More than half of the member nations of the International Criminal Court have voiced their support for the institution in a strongly worded statement in response to the Trump administration’s decision to authorize sanctions against court staff

    ABC News
  • Anatomy of Yet Another Hate Crime False Alarm

    From the New York Post (Craig McCarthy): The three cops at the center of the NYPD milkshake "poisoning" scandal never even got sick, and there wasn't the slightest whiff of criminality from the get-go — but that didn't stop gung-ho brass from rolling out the crime scene tape and unions from dishing out empty conspiracy theories, The Post has learned

    Reason.com