“Michael’s passionate opposition to imperialist U.S. wars goes back to Vietnam. In the 1980s he attempted, albeit unsuccessfully, to challenge U.S. wars against the revolutionary governments of El Salvador and Nicaragua. In 2008, Michael made clear his and the Center for Constitutional Rights’ opposition to war: ‘We have been involved in cases regarding the roundups, warrantless wiretapping and torture. We are firmly against the war in Iraq, and [opposed] the war against Iraq three months before it started. It is a made-up war, an illegal war. We are anxious to [litigate] the Blackwater case because it will deal with the war. The war is hard to get at legally.’ For this reason he attacked it from as many angles as possible, while always insisting on the outrageousness of wars.”

Read the full article here.

Verified by MonsterInsights