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20 Years After the Hong Kong Handover

Project Syndicate

20 Years After the Hong Kong Handover Since Hong Kong returned to Chinese sovereignty on July 1, 1997, it has remained one of Asia’s freest and most successful cities. But China’s tightening grip raises the question: What happened to “one country, two systems”? Chris Patten Chris Patten, the last British …

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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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Renshon: Fighting for Status: Hierarchy and Conflict in World Politics

Renshon: Fighting for Status: Hierarchy and Conflict in World Politics

Renshon: Fighting for Status: Hierarchy and Conflict in World Politics Jonathan Renshon (Univ. of Wisconson, Madison – Political Science) has published Fighting for Status: Hierarchy and Conflict in World Politics (Princeton Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: There is widespread agreement that status or standing in the international system is …

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Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome 382

Recueil des cours, Collected Courses

Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome 382 Data Protection Law and International Dispute Resolution, by D. COOPER, Partner, London Office of Covington & Burling LLP, and C. KUNER, Professor of Law at the Vrije Universiteit, Brussels. Biographical note Daniel P. Cooper, born 21 June 1969, United States, citizen of the …

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New Volume: New Zealand Yearbook of International Law

New Volume: New Zealand Yearbook of International Law The latest volume of the New Zealand Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 12, 2014) is out. Contents include: Articles and Commentaries Sanja Nenadic, The Lawfulness of New Zealand’s Military Deployment to Iraq: “Intervention by Invitation” Tested Stephen Eliot Smith, Reviving the Obligatory …

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Bower: Norms Without the Great Powers

Bower: Norms Without the Great Powers Adam Bower (Univ. of St. Andrews – International Relations) has published Norms Without the Great Powers: International Law and Changing Social Standards in World Politics (Oxford Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: Can multilateral treaties succeed in transforming conduct when they are rejected by …

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New Issue of EJIL (Vol. 27 (2016) No. 4) Published

New Issue of EJIL (Vol. 27 (2016) No. 4) Published The latest issue of the European Journal of International Law (Vol.27, No. 3) is out today. As usual, the table of contents of the new issue is available at EJIL’s own website, where readers can access those articles that are …

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OUP Debate Map on “Disputes in the South and East China Seas”

OUP Debate Map on “Disputes in the South and East China Seas” Readers interested in the territorial and maritime boundary disputes between China and her neighbours in the South and East China Seas will welcome the creation by Oxford University Press of a “Debate Map” on the topic. The  “Debate Map” is …

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Philippines Initiates Arbitration Against China over South China Seas Dispute

Philippines Initiates Arbitration Against China over South China Seas Dispute Today, the Philippines has initiated arbitral proceedings against China with regard to China’s claims over much of the South China seas. Those Chinese claims have led to serious disputes between China and several of its neighbours in East Asia with those disputes …

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Joint Declaration of the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the People’s Republic of China on the Question of Hong Kong

The Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the People’s Republic of China have reviewed with satisfaction the friendly relations existing between the two Governments and peoples in recent years and agreed that a proper negotiated settlement of the question of Hong …

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Is China Changing its View of International Tribunals?

Is China Changing its View of International Tribunals?Last month the new Chinese Judge at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Judge Xue Hanqin, was sworn in and took her seat on the ICJ bench. One remarkable but perhaps little known fact about Judge Hanqin is that she is the only person …

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China-Japan, Treaty of Shimonoseki (Cession of Taiwan) 1895

His Majesty the Emperor of Japan and His Majesty the Emperor of China, desiring to restore the blessings of peace to their countries and subjects and to remove all cause for future complications, have named as their Plenipotentiaries for the purpose of concluding a Treaty of Peace, that is to …

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