sábado, agosto 8, 2020

Archivo de Etiquetas: Iraq

Kofi Annan’s Legacy in International Law

OpinioJuris

Kofi Annan’s Legacy in International Law by Ian Johnstone [Ian Johnstone is the Dean ad interim of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. This contribution is cross-posted here.] Tributes to Kofi Annan have poured in since his death on August 18, praising his diplomatic skills, his dignified leadership, and his basic human …

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Prolonged Occupation or Illegal Occupant?  

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Prolonged Occupation or Illegal Occupant?   An unresolved question in international humanitarian law is whether an occupying power – whose authority as occupant may have initially been lawful – can cross a bright red line into illegality because it is acting contrary to the fundamental tenets of international law dealing …

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Donald Trump and the Decline of US Soft Power

Project Syndicate

Donald Trump and the Decline of US Soft Power Feb 6, 2018 Joseph S. Nye How a government behaves at home, in international institutions, and in foreign policy can affect others by the influence of its example. In all of these areas, Trump has reversed attractive American policies. CAMBRIDGE – …

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¿Es posible invocar la legítima defensa ante un ataque armado proveniente de un actor no estatal?: Francia vs. el Estado Islámico

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¿Es posible invocar la legítima defensa ante un ataque armado proveniente de un actor no estatal?: Francia vs. el Estado Islámico Pablo Rosales Zamora Karem Cárdenas Ynfanzón* A raíz de los recientes ataques terroristas ocurridos en París, se han vuelto a escuchar en boca de los grandes líderes políticos, periodistas …

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Consejo de Seguridad aprueba investigación de presuntos crímenes de guerra de ISIS en Iraq

El Consejo de Seguridad durante la reunión en la que se aprobó la investigación en Iraq. Foto: ONU/Kim Haughton

Consejo de Seguridad aprueba investigación de presuntos crímenes de guerra de ISIS en Iraq 21 de septiembre, 2017 — El Consejo de Seguridad de Naciones Unidas autorizó este jueves la creación de un equipo de investigación para apoyar a Iraq en sus esfuerzos para exigir cuentas al grupo terrorista ISIS, …

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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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Forcible Humanitarian Action in International Law

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

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; …

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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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North Korea and the Law on Anticipatory Self-Defense

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

North Korea and the Law on Anticipatory Self-Defense Media reports over the last few weeks indicate that the already tense relationship between North Korea and the United States is getting worse. Now that North Korea is nearly ready to test an intercontinental ballistic missile, the United States has said that …

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Nueve candidatos aspiran a dirigir la UNESCO

Sede de la UNESCO en París. Foto: UNESCO

Nueve candidatos aspiran a dirigir la UNESCO 17 de marzo, 2017 — El presidente del Consejo Ejecutivo de la UNESCO, Michael Worbs, anunció oficialmente los nueve candidatos que optan por ocupar el cargo de Director General de la UNESCO, cuando concluya el mandato de Irina Bókova Los candidatos incluyen nacionales …

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