The New York Times Suddenly Embraces International Law To Condemn Russia

Peppe, Matt
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/10/05/the-new-york-times-suddenly-embraces-international-law-to-condemn-russia/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  05/10/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19996

As the Syrian Arab Army dug in for a fight against the self-declared Islamic State on September 17, they were struck by an air raid that killed 62 soldiers and injured 100 more. The culprit was a foreign military that has never been attacked by, and has not declared war on, Syria. Two weeks later, that same nation’s military killed 22 soldiers in a strike inside Somalia, another country which it had never been attacked by nor declared war on. The very next day the New York Times published a stinging editorial decrying flagrant violations of international law by an "outlaw nation."