An Unpunished War Criminal: The Trial of Henry Kissinger [Book Review]

By Asad Ismi THE TRIAL OF HENRY KISSINGER by Christopher Hitchens, Verso, 2001, $35 “Kissinger is a thug, a crook, a liar and a murderer.” – Christopher Hitchens The United States government is the most violent in the world and since 1945 has killed upwards of eight million people in the Third World. The Ribbentrop […]

Exporting Destruction: Report Says EDC is Putting People and the Environment at Risk

By Asad Ismi The Canadian government’s Export Development Corporation (EDC) is assisting eight environmentally and socially disastrous projects in the Third World, says a recent report. These are the Antamina mine in Peru, the Chamera I and II dams in India, the Profertil nitrogen fertilizer complex in Argentina, the Bulyanhulu mine in Tanzania, the Urra […]

Arming A Genocidal Force: Canadian Military Exports to Indonesia, 1979-1999

By Asad Ismi As the Indonesian army and its militias set fire to Dili and killed thousands of East Timorese in September 1999, the Canadian government refused to stop the export of military goods to Indonesia. This at a time when even the United States, Jakarta’s main backer, had suspended military sales to Indonesia, as […]