Tuesday , September 26 2017
Home / Tag Archives: Russia

Tag Archives: Russia

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Kierulf: Disarmament under International Law

Kierulf: Disarmament under International Law

Kierulf: Disarmament under International Law John Kierulf (formerly, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark) has published Disarmament under International Law (McGill-Queen’s Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: Russia’s annexation of Crimea and involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine has in many respects set back post-Cold War improved relations between Russia, …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

‘Terrorism’ at the World Court: Ukraine v Russia as an Opportunity for Greater Guidance on Relevant Obligations?

EJIL

‘Terrorism’ at the World Court: Ukraine v Russia as an Opportunity for Greater Guidance on Relevant Obligations? Recently, Ukraine instituted proceedings against Russia before the ICJ, alleging violations of both the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism (the ‘Convention’) and the International Convention on the Elimination …

Read More »

Trump and International Law: Making Hegel Great Again?

OpiniJuris

Trump and International Law: Making Hegel Great Again? by Ralph Janik [Ralph Janik is a researcher at the University of Vienna Faculty of Law, Department of European, International and Comparative Law.] The presidency of Donald Trump obviously has a manifest impact on international law. After all, he and his administration do …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Ukraine Rebels Celebrate Victory at Strategic City With a Festive Rally

Pro-Russian rebels rallied in Lenin Square in Donetsk, Ukraine, on Monday. Morale is high among the separatists after they pushed the Ukrainian army out of Debaltseve.

Ukraine Rebels Celebrate Victory at Strategic City With a Festive Rally DONETSK, Ukraine — Pro-Russian rebels celebrated their recent victory at Debaltseve with a festive rally on Monday in Donetsk, the main city they control, where soldiers received medals in Lenin Square and the crowd cheered and waved Soviet flags. …

Read More »