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International Law Pays No Homage to Catalonia’s Declaration of Independence

OpinioJuris

International Law Pays No Homage to Catalonia’s Declaration of Independence by Julian Ku International law is famously mushy and subject to a variety of interpretations.  But there are some issues upon which there is more consensus under international law, such as the illegality of Russia’s annexation of Crimea.  But is …

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Is International Law International?

Is International Law International? Anthea Roberts and Foreword by Martti Koskenniemi

Is International Law International? Author: Anthea Roberts and Foreword by Martti Koskenniemi ISBN: 9780190696412 Binding: Hardcover Publication Date: 16 October 2017 Price: $39.95 This book takes the reader on a sweeping tour of the international legal field to reveal some of the patterns of difference, dominance, and disruption that belie …

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Understanding the Secessionist Surge

Project Syndicate

Understanding the Secessionist Surge National self-determination was a key engine of twentieth-century geopolitics, driving the creation of many new countries after the two world wars, and again after the collapse of the Soviet Union. But, rather than correcting imperialist aberrations, most of today’s attempts at statehood pose a threat to …

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The Who, Where, and When of Secession

Project Syndicate

The Who, Where, and When of Secession Sep 29, 2017 Joseph S. Nye National self-determination, the principle that US President Woodrow Wilson put on the international agenda in 1918, is generally defined as the right of a people to form its own state. The independence referendums in Iraqi Kurdistan and …

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

OpinioJuris

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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The Fire This Time?

Project Syndicate

The Fire This Time? Sep 15, 2017 With autumn almost here, the world can look forward to a bumper crop of large-scale crises. The international community now must confront a series of disasters that those paying attention predicted with remarkable accuracy. When James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time was first …

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Saving the International Economic Order

Project Syndicate

Saving the International Economic Order Paola Subacchi Paola Subacchi is Research Director of International Economics at Chatham House and Professor of Economics at the University of Bologna. She is the author of The People’s Money: How China is Building an International Currency. SEP 1, 2017 LONDON – This autumn, the …

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Controlling Cyber Conflict

Project Syndicate

Controlling Cyber Conflict Joseph S. Nye Joseph S. Nye, Jr., a former US assistant secretary of defense and chairman of the US National Intelligence Council, is University Professor at Harvard University. He is the author of Is the American Century Over? AUG 8, 2017Controlling Cyber Conflict LAS VEGAS – When …

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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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Who Will Fill America’s Shoes?

Project Syndicate

Who Will Fill America’s Shoes? 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 Afghanistan. He …

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

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

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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