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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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Is Ukraine a “Stranger” to the EU? OPAL Case

EJIL

Is Ukraine a “Stranger” to the EU? OPAL Case In their recent contribution to the Global Trust Working Paper Series, Professor Eyal Benvenisti and Dr. Sivan Shlomo Agon raise one conspicuous, though rarely asked, question within a broader topic of state sovereignty in a globalised world. They wonder how sovereign …

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

OpiniJuris

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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Costa Rica – Nicaragua: compensation for environmental damages caused by Nicaragua

Derecho Internacional Público. Costa Rica

COSTA RICA  –  NICARAGUA : COMPENSATION  FOR ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE  /  MONTO INDEMNIZATORIO POR DAÑO AMBIENTAL Costa Rica – Nicaragua: compensation for environmental damages caused by Nicaragua (Spanish version available too) On August 29, 2017, the written procedure finalized at Internacional Court of Justice (ICJ) between Costa Rica and Nicaragua concerning …

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Decolonizing Western Sahara

Project Syndicate

Decolonizing Western Sahara Emhamed Khadad Emhamed Khadad, an adviser to the president of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic, is the Polisario Front’s coordinator with the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara. AUG 15, 2017 BIR LEHLU, WESTERN SAHARA – When Western Sahara was annexed by Morocco in 1975, …

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The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

EJIL

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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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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