Posts Tagged ‘dirty wars’

War Powers, War Lies: Part 6: War Off the Books

To make something disappear, have it occur off the books, on someone else’s balance sheet. This approach works equally well if you want to make a war disappear. Use Special Ops forces, or foreign proxies.

The Disappeared Trial

Standing by itself, the growing unavailability of summary judgment might tend to increase, not decrease, the number of trials, but it is coupled with another development that leads the other way, what I call “mediation hell.”