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International Affairs – Volume 95, Issue 5, September 2019

International Affairs - Volume 95, Issue 5, September 2019

International Affairs Volume 95, Issue 5, September 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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Keynote Speech Part II: Challenging International Law: What’s New?

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Keynote Speech Part II: 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 Israeli Strikes on Iranian Forces in Syria: a case study on the use of force in defence of annexed territories

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The Israeli Strikes on Iranian Forces in Syria: a case study on the use of force in defence of annexed territories Factual Background and Legal Issue The extensive air strikes launched by Israel on Iranian forces and assets across Syria in the early morning of 10 May 2018 present a …

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ICERD and Palestine’s Inter-State Complaint

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ICERD and Palestine’s Inter-State Complaint On 23 April, The Guardian reported that Palestinian diplomats had filed an inter-state complaint against Israel for breaches of its obligations under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of …

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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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Tratado sobre prohibición de armas nucleares: breve balance

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Tratado sobre prohibición de armas nucleares: breve balance Foto de la mesa que dirigió las negociaciones extraida de entrevista radial del Programa Hablando Claro titulada “El papel de Costa Rica en el Tratado sobre la Prohibición de las Armas Nucleares, con Elaine White” En julio del 2017, se celebró la …

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An International Use of Force in Salisbury?

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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 Activation of the Crime of Aggression in Perspective

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The Activation of the Crime of Aggression in Perspective In its final hours soon after midnight of 14 December 2017, the 16th Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court decided to activate the Court‘s jurisdiction over the crime of aggression. This is the effect …

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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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The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

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The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons On July 7, 2017 a vote was held by a United Nations treaty conference to adopt the final text of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). Of the 124 states participating in the conference, 122 states voted for adoption, …

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An Appraisal of the Council of Europe’s Draft European Rules on the Conditions of Administrative Detention of Migrants

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An Appraisal of the Council of Europe’s Draft European Rules on the Conditions of Administrative Detention of Migrants In the last decade, a growing momentum has developed to end immigration detention. This momentum has two dimensions. First, that certain migrants, such as children, should never be detained as they are …

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The Right of Self-Defence Against Imminent Armed Attack In International Law

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The Right of Self-Defence Against Imminent Armed Attack In International Law On 11 April 2017, the Australian Attorney-General, Senator the Hon. George Brandis QC, delivered a public lecture on “The Right of Self-Defence Against Imminent Armed Attack In International Law”, at the T C Beirne School of Law, University of …

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