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Peaceful Attempt to Deliver War Crimes Indictment to Commander Results in Arrests
By Michael Nagler and Stephanie Van Hook
Originally published in the Metta Center
When a people is faced with a destructive system that has been insidiously putting its tendrils down in many sectors of society, steadily taking over its institutions, it can seem all but impossible to dislodge that evil; but it always seems that a system like that will have some vulnerability, some leverage point that an aroused people can ferret out and be rid of the evil.
On topics from Guantánamo to drone strikes, I couldn’t let the president act as if he were some helpless official at the mercy of Congress.