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European States Ask Kenya to Explain Failure to Arrest Bashir

European States Ask Kenya to Explain Failure to Arrest BashirThe BBC reports that a number of European Union States have summoned Kenyan Ambassadors asking them to explain why Kenya failed to arrest Sudanese President Bashir when he visited Kenya last week. The International Criminal Court has issued two warrants for the …

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Preliminary Thoughts on the Kosovo Opinion

Preliminary Thoughts on the Kosovo OpinionZoran Oklopcic is Assistant Professor, Department of Law, Carleton University, Ottawa. Hs previous EJIL:Talk! post on Self-Determination and the Status of Kosovo can be found here.As we digest the meaning and implications of the recent Advisory Opinion, Separate and Dissenting Opinions, I’d like to offer …

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ICJ finds that Kosovo’s Declaration of Independence not in Violation of International Law

ICJ finds that Kosovo’s Declaration of Independence not in Violation of International LawThe International Court of Justice has held that the declaration of independence by Kosovo is not in violation of international law.  Despite what is likely to be said in the media, this opinion is rather narrow. The Court has …

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Kosovo Independence Declaration Is Legal, UN Court Rules

Kosovo Independence Declaration Is Legal, UN Court Rules THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Kosovo won a major victory on the world stage Thursday as the United Nations’ highest court said its 2008 declaration of independence from Serbia was legal.The nonbinding opinion by the International Court of Justice sets the stage for …

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Press Release 2010/22

Press Release 2010/22NEW Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy) – Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy) – The Court finds Italy’s counter-claim inadmissible as such and fixes time-limits for the filing of additional written pleadings (100 Kb)Read more …[via International Court of Justice, The Hague, Netherlands]

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Press Release 2010/23

Press Release 2010/23NEW Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan) – Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan) – Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings (62 Kb)Read more …[via International Court of Justice, The Hague, Netherlands]

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Richard Haass In Newsweek: Rethink Afghanistan Because Nation Building Is Not Working And We’re Not Winning

Richard Haass In Newsweek: Rethink Afghanistan Because Nation Building Is Not Working And We’re Not WinningPolitico‘s Mike Allen reports in his Playbook today that the new issue of Newsweek will feature a major cover story by Richard Haass called “Rethinking Afghanistan: We’re not winning. It’s not worth it. Here’s how …

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Richard Haass In Newsweek: Rethink Afghanistan

Richard Haass In Newsweek: Rethink AfghanistanAfter nearly nine years of war, however, continued or increased U.S. involvement in Afghanistan isn’t likely to yield lasting improvements that would be commensurate in any way with the investment of American blood and treasure. It is time to scale down our ambitions there and …

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The Rise of International Criminal Law: A Further Rejoinder to Roth and Anderson

The Rise of International Criminal Law: A Further Rejoinder to Roth and AndersonEditor’s Note: This post is part of series discussing the 2009 EJIL Article by Professor Kenneth Anderson: “The Rise of International Criminal Law: Intended and Unintended Consequences,” . Previous posts in this discussion were by Ken Anderson (see here, …

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Europe Resumes Financial Data Sharing with U.S.

Europe Resumes Financial Data Sharing with U.S.The move will allow intelligence agencies to restart surveillance of international bank transfers, which the United States says is vital to its effort to fight terrorism.[via NYT > World]

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