International Journal of Constitutional Law Volume 17, Issue 2, April 2019 ISSN: 1474-2640, EISSN: 1474-2659 @ICONnect_blog iconnectblog.com Published in association with the New York University School of Law, I•CON is dedicated to advancing the study of international and comparative constitutional law in the broadest sense of the terms. I•CON recognizes …Leer »
Semana 8 – 19 al 25 de febrero de 2018 La OEA pide a Maduro que cancele las elecciones presidenciales de abril La OEA pide a Maduro que cancele las elecciones presidenciales de abril La Organización de Estados Americanos (OEA) retomó este viernes la presión contra el Gobierno de Nicolás …Leer »
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 …Leer »
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 …Leer »
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 …Leer »
Forcible Humanitarian Action in International Law There is a widespread myth amongst international lawyers. This is the apparently unshakeable proposition that forcible humanitarian action is clearly unlawful. Any changes to that proposition would be impossible, given: The preponderance of the doctrine of sovereignty over countervailing considerations, such as human rights; …Leer »
United States’ Missile Strikes in Syria: Should International Law Permit Unilateral Force to Protect Human Rights?
United States’ Missile Strikes in Syria: Should International Law Permit Unilateral Force to Protect Human Rights? A bounty of recent blog posts have poured over the legality of the Trump administration’s missile strikes against a Syrian airbase in response to President Bashar al-Assad’s use of chemical weapons (see, e.g, here, …Leer »