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Active Hostilities and International Law Limits to Trump’s Executive Order on Guantanamo

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Active Hostilities and International Law Limits to Trump’s Executive Order on Guantanamo In his State of the Union speech on January 30, 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump announced his signing of a new executive order aimed at keeping open the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as well as …

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Cold War II

Project Syndicate

Cold War II Feb 23, 2018 Richard N. Haass A quarter-century after the end of the Cold War, the world unexpectedly finds itself in a second one. This state of affairs was anything but inevitable, and it is in neither side’s interest to escalate tensions further. NEW YORK – The …

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No, There Is No International Legal Basis for the “Bloody Nose” Strategy

OpinioJuris

No, There Is No International Legal Basis for the “Bloody Nose” Strategy by Kevin Jon Heller At Lawfare yesterday, two law professors at West Point defended the US’s right to attack North Korea if it tests another nuclear weapon or fires another missile into Japanese waters: North Korea is extraordinarily close …

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The Puzzling US Submission to the Assembly of States Parties

OpinioJuris

The Puzzling US Submission to the Assembly of States Parties by Kevin Jon Heller The US submission to the ASP has finally appeared. It is not very long — about 1.5 pages — but manages to pack in a good number of false claims and bizarre interpretations of the Rome …

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Ten Lessons from North Korea’s Nuclear Program

Project Syndicate

Ten Lessons from North Korea’s Nuclear Program Richard N. Haass Richard N. Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, previously served as Director of Policy Planning for the US State Department (2001-2003), and was President George W. Bush’s special envoy to Northern Ireland and Coordinator for the Future of …

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The Middle East’s Next War

Project Syndicate

The Middle East’s Next War Joschka Fischer Joschka Fischer was German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor from 1998-2005, a term marked by Germany’s strong support for NATO’s intervention in Kosovo in 1999, followed by its opposition to the war in Iraq. Fischer entered electoral politics after participating in the anti-establishment …

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Who Will Fill America’s Shoes?

Project Syndicate

Who Will Fill America’s Shoes? Richard N. Haass Richard N. Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, previously served as Director of Policy Planning for the US State Department (2001-2003), and was President George W. Bush’s special envoy to Northern Ireland and Coordinator for the Future of Afghanistan. He …

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States Are Failing Us in Syria — Not International Law

OpinioJuris

States Are Failing Us in Syria — Not International Law by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Last month, Just Security published a long and thoughtful post by Rebecca Ingber with the provocative title “International Law is Failing Us in Syria.” The international law she is talking about is the …

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Trump and the UN

OpinioJuris

Trump and the UN by Kristen Boon Like most policy issues in his campaign, Trump’s references to the UN and multilateralism have been brief.   If one searches for Trump & the UN, the main hit are statements made in 2005 that he could do a much better job renovating the …

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The Supremacy of International Law? – Part One

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Supremacy of International Law? – Part One Editor’s Note: This is the text of the 2nd Annual British Embassy (The Hague) International Law Lecture, delivered on 23 May 2016 (part one of two). My topic is The Supremacy of International Law? I chose the subject unwisely, seduced by the …

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The Palestinian Authority Jury Award: Implications on Liability of Non-States and Damages for Psychological Harm

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Palestinian Authority Jury Award: Implications on Liability of Non-States and Damages for Psychological Harm The recent jury verdict in the U.S. federal court finding that the Palestinian Authority should pay $655.5 million in damages to American victims of terrorism during the second Intifada has important legal and political ramifications. …

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General Assembly Adopts Texts on Items Ranging from Self-Determination to Peace in South Atlantic; Supports Extension of Impunity Commission in Guatemala

General Assembly Adopts Texts on Items Ranging from Self-Determination to Peace in South Atlantic; Supports Extension of Impunity Commission in Guatemala The General Assembly, working through its busy agenda, today adopted five resolutions and one decision on a wide range of items, including on the self-determination of French Polynesia and …

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