miércoles, octubre 21, 2020

Archivo de Etiquetas: President Trump

Keynote Speech Part III: Challenging International Law: What’s New?

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Keynote Speech Part III: Challenging International Law: What’s New? [Jutta Brunnée is Professor of Law and Metcalf Chair in Environmental Law, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. This essay is based on a keynote presentation given at the annual conference of the Canadian Council on International Law in Ottawa, on November …

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The Trump Administration and International Law

The Trump Administration and International Law Harold Hongju Koh

The Trump Administration and International Law Author: Harold Hongju Koh ISBN: 9780190912185 Binding: Hardcover Publication Date: 15 October 2018 Price: $27.95 The Trump Administration and International Law Harold Hongju Koh This book answers one of the most pressing questions of our time: who is winning the battle of Donald Trump …

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The Legality of a U.S. Space Force

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The Legality of a U.S. Space Force by Adam Irish [Adam Irish is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at California State University, Chico.] President Donald Trump’s pronouncements that the United States needs to develop a “Space Force” were initially met with derision by national security establishment. In a letter …

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The End of the Iran Deal and the Future of the Security Council Snapback

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The End of the Iran Deal and the Future of the Security Council Snapback by Jean Galbraith [Jean Galbraith is an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.] Yesterday, President Trump announced that the United States will withdraw from the Iran deal. He is not claiming any major …

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The Attack on Syria and the Contemporary Jus ad Bellum

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

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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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If President Trump Ends the Iran Deal, Can He Trigger the Security Council Snapback?

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If President Trump Ends the Iran Deal, Can He Trigger the Security Council Snapback? by Jean Galbraith [Jean Galbraith is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School] President Trump has reportedly made a decision about whether or not to end the Iran deal – although …

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Of Fire and Fury: The Threat of Force and the Korean Missile Crisis

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Of Fire and Fury: The Threat of Force and the Korean Missile Crisis by Mohamed Helal [Mohamed Helal is an Assistant Professor of Law, Moritz College of Law & Affiliated Faculty, Mershon Center for International Security Studies – The Ohio State University.]  Wars of Words and Tweets The recent escalation …

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Reflections on the US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Change Agreement

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Reflections on the US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Change Agreement Ending months of fevered speculation, President Donald Trump fulfilled his campaign promise and announced US withdrawal from the 2015 Paris Agreement last week. He did so because in his opinion the Paris Agreement inflicts ‘severe energy restrictions’ on the …

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The US and the Paris Agreement: In or Out and at What Cost?

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The US and the Paris Agreement: In or Out and at What Cost? Ever since President Donald Trump won the US elections, climate pundits have been playing the ‘will they, won’t they’ game in relation to US withdrawal from the hard-won and widely accepted 2015 Paris Agreement. The political need …

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The Precedent Set by the US Reprisal Against the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria

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The Precedent Set by the US Reprisal Against the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria In his recent post on the United States’ missile strike against a Syrian airbase, on 6 April 2017, Marko Milanovic focused primarily on the unlawfulness of that action (here). While I agree with that view, …

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United States’ Missile Strikes in Syria: Should International Law Permit Unilateral Force to Protect Human Rights?

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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, …

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