Lava Jato: The CIA’s Poisoned Gift to Brazil

By Brasil Wire                                                           “I’m going to celebrate today.”— Laura Tessler                                                           “A gift from the CIA.”— Deltan Dallagnol Recently leaked conversations show shocking levels of US involvement in Brazil’s Lava Jato corruption case against former president Lula da Silva.… Continue Reading

ICC’s “Landmark Decision” Could Open Door to Prosecuting Israel for War Crimes in Palestine

By Amy Goodman*  – Democracy Now!  In a landmark decision, judges at the International Criminal Court say the body has jurisdiction over war crimes committed in the Palestinian territories, opening the door to possible criminal charges against Israel and militant… Continue Reading