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International Affairs – Volume 95, Issue 4, July 2019

International Affairs - Volume 95, Issue 4, July 2019

International Affairs Volume 95, Issue 4, July 2019 ISSN: 0020-5850, EISSN: 1468-2346 @IAJournal_CH @ChathamHouse @OUPAcademic International Affairs is one of the world’s leading journals of international relations and one of the few to cover the entire discipline. Founded by and edited at Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs …

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The Attack on Syria and the Contemporary Jus ad Bellum

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Attack on Syria and the Contemporary Jus ad Bellum The United States, Britain, and France have attacked various chemical weapons facilities in Syria. Even before they acted, a number of commentators claimed that any such attack would be internationally unlawful. Below, I explain why that claim is too simplistic …

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An International Use of Force in Salisbury?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

An International Use of Force in Salisbury? In the afternoon of Sunday, 4 March, Mr Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found slumped on a park bench in Salisbury. Mr Skripal is a former Russian agent convicted of espionage for the West, exchanged in a spy swap and brought …

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The Legality Surrounding the US Strikes in Syria

OpinioJuris

The Legality Surrounding the US Strikes in Syria by Nancy Simons [Nancy Simons is a Belgian lawyer and serves on the International Bar Association’s Drones Task Force. Her professional background lies in international law generally. She has worked at a number of international non-governmental organisations and the International Criminal Tribunal …

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América Latina durante la discusión sobre armas químicas en Siria del Consejo de Seguridad de Naciones Unidas

Nicolas Boeglin

AMÉRICA LATINA DURANTE LA DISCUSIÓN SOBRE ARMAS QUÍMICAS  EN SIRIA DEL CONSEJO DE SEGURIDAD DE NACIONES UNIDAS Foto de la representante de Estados Unidos ante Naciones Unidas, Nikki Haley, durante sesión sobre el supuesto ataque con armas químicas en Siria, extraída de nota de UN Dispatch El 12 de abril …

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US Strikes against Syria and the Implications for the Jus ad Bellum

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

US Strikes against Syria and the Implications for the Jus ad Bellum The blogosphere is abuzz with reactions to the U.S. strikes against Syria. My guess is that most international lawyers will agree with Marko Milanovic that the strikes were unlawful. Article 2(4) of the Charter prohibits the use of …

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The Clearly Illegal US Missile Strike in Syria

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Clearly Illegal US Missile Strike in Syria Yesterday, the United States launched a missile strike against an airbase of the Syrian armed forces, in response to the recent chemical attack that the US claims was launched from this airbase. This is the first time that the US has directly …

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Resolución 2118 Consejo de Seguridad – S/RES/2118 – Security Council Requires Scheduled Destruction of Syria’s Chemical Weapons, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2118 (2013)

Security Council Requires Scheduled Destruction of Syria’s Chemical Weapons, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2118 (2013) The full text of Security Council resolution 2118 (2013) reads as follows: “The Security Council, “Recalling the Statements of its President of 3 August 2011, 21 March 2012, 5 April 2012, and its resolutions 1540 (2004), …

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Can the ICC Prosecute for Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria?

Can the ICC Prosecute for Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria? Recent reports regarding the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria are very disturbing indeed. If it turns out that there is concrete evidence that chemical weapons have been used, many will hope this will (finally) provoke action by the …

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Can the ICC Prosecute for Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria?

Can the ICC Prosecute for Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria? Recent reports regarding the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria are very disturbing indeed. If it turns out that there is concrete evidence that chemical weapons have been used, many will hope this will (finally) provoke action by the …

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A Shared Responsibility Trap: Supplying Weapons to the Syrian Opposition

A Shared Responsibility Trap: Supplying Weapons to the Syrian Opposition Syrian Opposition Flag (Wikipedia) Cross-posted at the SHARES Blog In the last few weeks, a shared responsibility trap has arisen in relation to the conflict in Syria. On 4 June 2013, the Report of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry …

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Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction (Chemical Weapons Convention)

PREAMBLE The States Parties to this Convention, Determined to act with a view to achieving effective progress towards general and complete disarmament under strict and effective international control, including the prohibition and elimination of all types of weapons of mass destruction, Desiring to contribute to the realization of the purposes …

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