Are you demanding arrests (lawful stop) of US/UK/Israel wars, or do you prefer more suffering, death?

Arrest: “to cause to stop” in etymology. To take or hold a suspected criminal. To be held or detained to answer a criminal charge or to prevent the commission of a criminal or further offense. [1]

We have one of two futures:

  1. Critical mass of people think, speak, and act to end US/UK/Israel wars.
  2. Critical mass is not reached, whereby US/UK/Israel continue warring. This includes respites for the illusion “leaders” seek peace.

If you prefer ending these wars, do you also see the following required steps?

  • Critical mass of the public understand war law (just as easy to understand as stop sign law, and far easier than sport rules mastered by ~200 million Americans).
  • Critical mass command enough of the facts to conclude these wars are illegal; not even close to “self-defense.”
  • Critical mass remove consent; cause an end/arrest to the wars.

Does it make sense to stop these wars that literal arrests are practical, ethical, and really the only rational response of Americans who value our constitutional republic to demand?

To enforce war law, arguably the world’s most important law, how are you doing in communicating this demand?

In converse, how can you say you’re an American if war law is Orwellian-violated, resulting in thousands of American soldier deaths and millions of victims of our armed attacks, and literally trillions of our dollars for unlawful wars all based on lies?

Let’s examine a definition and each of these three steps that seem required to end these ongoing US/UK/Israel wars:

Critical mass is similar to a flame causing a piece of paper to catch fire. The flame can spend a long time too far away and too small from the paper to cause any effect. With increased heat and proximity, when critical mass is reached the paper catches paper in a relative moment. In this case, critical mass of public recognition could come quickly (like with several celebrities courageous enough to say the Emperor’s New Clothes truth), or gradually as the public comes to trust what they see clearly with their own two eyes.

  • Critical mass of the public understand war law:

Ending the US/UK/Israel wars will follow critical mass conclusion that something is “wrong” with these wars. “Wrong” is an opinion, and historically difficult to translate into policy when US/UK/Israel leaders want wars. “Unlawful” is far more powerful to end a policy.

The two world wars begat two treaties to end nations’ armed attacks. They are crystal-clear in content and context: the Kellogg-Briand Pact (General treaty for renunciation of war as an instrument of national policy as official title), and the United Nations Charter. Article Six of the US Constitution defines a treaty as US “supreme Law of the Land;” meaning that US policy may only complement an active treaty, and never violate it.

With just a little attention, anyone can master this law: war is lawful only in self-defense from armed attack by another nation’s government.

This is similar to the basic version of stop sign law: bring your vehicle to a complete stop behind the stop line or intersection. Proceed only when safe.

Full documentation and explanation:

Given US/UK/Israel wars and lust for more, what do two ‘supreme Law’ treaties say about lawful and unlawful war?

US military legal argument for current wars: ‘Self-defense’ is whatever we say

Knowing war law exposes ALL US/UK/Israel war ‘reasons’ as BS propaganda; Oaths require leaders’ arrests

  • Critical mass command enough of the facts to conclude these wars are illegal

Understanding war law is important because all of us with Oaths to the US Constitution are sworn to honorably refuse unlawful war orders; military officers are sworn to arrest those who issue them. Indeed, we suffer criminal dishonor if we obey orders for armed attack when they are not “self-defense” as clearly limited by treaty.

The US Army’s official law handbook provides an excellent historical and legal summary of when wars are lawful self-defense and unlawful War of Aggression in a seven-page Chapter One.

US military JAG authors/attorneys explicitly state on page 6 that war is illegal unless a nation is under attack from another nation’s government, or can provide evidence of imminent threat of such attack:

“Anticipatory self-defense, whether labeled anticipatory or preemptive, must be distinguished from preventive self-defense. Preventive self-defense—employed to counter non-imminent threats—is illegal under international law.”

As many in alternative media have reported for years, the US was not attacked on 9/11 by another nation’s government, and the US explicitly stated they had no evidence of any imminent threat of attack. Indeed, all “reasons” for US wars are now known to be lies known to false as they were told, and disclosed by official US government agencies’ official documents.

Israel war on Gaza is unlawful because Hamas officially asks for peace while Israel engages in hostile military siege by land, sea, and air to slowly strangle Palestinians. Israel’s armed attack violates war law, as does their targeting of civilian infrastructure such as hospitals, schools, refugee centers, water treatment plants, electric plants, etc. Documentation:

Confused about Hamas, ‘rockets’, war in Gaza? Those plus: Israeli occupation, lawful versus unlawful war, Israel illegal weapons, targeting hospitals

Israel, Gaza and Palestine: What Americans Need to Know

  • Critical mass remove consent; cause an end/arrest to the wars

If these wars are to end, it will be from public removal of consent, expressed in numerous and creative ways. To achieve this stage, it seems the precursor stages must include recognition of war law, and that these wars are not even close to lawful. The removal of consent for unlawful war would arrest/stop the wars.

This said, the most expedient pathway would be for the public to speak for arrests of the war “leaders” now because it’s so clear the wars they order are unlawful. The arrests would be to stop Wars of Aggression and treason.

Given such arrests would be an absolute reversal of history to-date, this means history provides no precedent to explain how this would happen. Given this lack of precedence, these are possible arrest scenarios (more here):

  1. Federal law arrests for treason and/or other unlawful orders violating the US Constitution (consider Oath Keepers).
  2. State arrests for murder of residents under the unlawful lies to send residents to their deaths via unlawful Wars of Aggression.
  3. Military arrests for unlawful orders, Wars of Aggression.
  4. International Criminal Court (under similar control as the UN to avoid the biggest War Crimes).
  5. Citizen’s arrest.

Those interested in taking the lawful course of arrests of OBVIOUS War Crimes would have the unique challenge to marshal strategy to use limited resources for the endgame result of removing War Criminals from power.

A way to help is for We the People to communicate demand for such arrests.

Conclusion: Either the public achieves intellectual integrity and moral courage sufficient to end OBVIOUS unlawful and lie-started wars, or else the history of empire/world wars/Cold War/Wars on Terror will continue in the dictatorial manner we’ve observed for all human history, and see now with Israel’s genocide upon Gaza.

Notes:

  1. General definition; in this case, encyclopedic from a Supreme Court case in India.

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  • Robert Barsocchini

    Gotta happen, and this is how. Thanks, Carl.

  • FranklinBeenz

    sure, everything is one-sided and the US/UK or Israel’s fault. Hamas, the elected representatives for and by the Palestinian people bear no responsibility for spending 100’s of millions on tunnels for purposes of maintaining war, instead of spending that money on much needed life-supporting infrastructure, education, medicine, food, etc.

    Both sides are to blame and blaming one side over the other is the reason for the continuation of the destruction of life & property and not in any way contributes to a solution.

    End the blame game and find and contribute to a solution.

    • Carl_Herman

      Liar, FranklinBeenz: the facts are what competent people discuss. Your one fact is like this: “Nazi officials report Jews spend precious resources in the Warsaw Ghetto on tunnels,” and then saying “Both sides are to blame.”

      I have a solution: arrest/stop War Criminals for OBVIOUS violations of war law.

      But hey: summarize war law for us, and then explain how the US/UK/Israel wars are lawful.

      • Franklin Beenz

        Liar, Cal Herman, your analogy is ….. DOA.

        And it is precisely your attitude why peace in the middle east remains ever elusive and the killing never ends.

        If you want to arrest US/UK/Israeli war criminals, you will have to do the same with Hamas war criminals, for ex., Syrian psychopathic dictator criminals, etc, unless you think the US, UK & Israel own a monopoly on war crimes.

        • Carl_Herman

          Franklin: 2nd request for you to provide evidence of “both sides are to blame”: summarize war law for us, and then explain how the US/UK/Israel wars are lawful.

          If you claim to be a responsible adult in a constitutional republic, you need to understand and discuss the law, and then look at the facts.

          Or do I misunderstand you: are you here to merely distract from this important point?

          • Franklin Beenz

            Apparently you cannot read what is written. Nowhere did I say that “US/UK/Israel” wars are lawful. Neither are Hamas wars. And neither does “lawful” have anything to do with eithical, correct, right, humane, etc

            What you are distracting from is an actual peace, an actual solution to the conflict. You propose only more killing and you are therefore also a war monger, like those forging policies in the US, UK, Israel, Hamas, Syria, etc

            ” Those amongst you who know about the truth of the wellspring of all origin (Creation), you are fighting with the weapons of the truth, love and consonance (harmony) and in peace and freedom for its cause; you, however, who are unknowing ones and unfair ones (irresponsible ones), you are fighting with the sword, and therefore with all weapons of death for the cause of evil, for the lie and untruth; but you are fighting a hopeless fight as the friends of evil, whose generalship is death and ruin and destruction.”

          • Carl_Herman

            Ok: US/UK/Israel wars are unlawful, and therefore arrests should be used to stop them, agreed?

            What is your evidence that Hamas is engaged in war on Israel, outside of unsubstantiated testimony that “Hamas launches rockets” when it could just as easily be Israeli-paid forces? Hamas’ official position is peace and ending Israel’s hostile military siege.

            Finally, what in my proposal is for “more killing” when I call for lawful arrests to stop killing?

            I’m asking, but I think we all see your purpose here is NOT honest engagement in these issues.

          • Franklin Beenz

            us/uk/israeli/x,y,z,hamas, etc crimes are not only unlawful but wrong and therefore incorrect and therefore they should pay the price in a court of law

            you’ve got to be kidding me about Hamas being somehow not just as guilty of murder and intent to kill and covert operations, war actions, etc … please lets not be absurd … both the Israelis and Hamas are monsters, murderers and racists

            your call for lawful arrests is one-sided .. hamas is equally guilty .

          • Carl_Herman

            2nd time: What is your evidence that Hamas is engaged in war on Israel, outside of unsubstantiated testimony that “Hamas launches rockets” when it could just as easily be Israeli-paid forces? Hamas’ official position is peace and ending Israel’s hostile military siege.

            And thank you: Yes, given unlawful war we know for sure that Israel’s government orders armed attacks, so we agree those leaders should be immediately arrested to lawfully stop the war-murders.

        • Carl_Herman

          Franklin: 2nd request for you to provide evidence of “both sides are to blame”: summarize war law for us, and then explain how the US/UK/Israel wars are lawful.

          If you claim to be a responsible adult in a constitutional republic, you need to understand and discuss the law, and then look at the facts.

          Or do I misunderstand you: are you here to merely distract from this important point?

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  • Dave Eboch

    Arrest all the war mongers now! Also why are Israelis allowed to vote in our US elections? They are swinging the vote in their favor and that is some serious bullshit.