When Kim Carlyle was arrested in March outside a fence encircling the White House, he believed he wasn’t breaking the law.
Carlyle maintains that, in fact, he was exercising his Constitutional rights to redress grievances and free speech by gathering on the eighth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq to protest the war. ...
Carlyle, a member of the Asheville chapter of Veterans for Peace, was inducted into the Army in 1966 and took an oath to protect America from all enemies, foreign and domestic. If the U.S. government is the enemy, then it must be held accountable, according to Carlyle.
The U.S. offenses are clear to Carlyle: The U.S. violated international law by entering the wars, which themselves have resulted in war crimes, according to Carlyle. ...Read the full article