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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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van den Herik: Research Handbook on UN Sanctions and International Law

van den Herik: Research Handbook on UN Sanctions and International Law

van den Herik: Research Handbook on UN Sanctions and International Law Larissa van den Herik (Leiden Univ. – Law) has published Research Handbook on UN Sanctions and International Law (Edward Elgar Publishing 2017). Contents include: Larissa van den Herik, The individualization and formalization of UN sanctions Tom Ruys, Sanctions, retorsions …

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War by Any Other Name? It’s Still War

OpiniJuris

War by Any Other Name? It’s Still War by Gabor Rona and Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum [Gabor Rona  is a Visiting Professor of Law and Director of the Law and Armed Conflict Project at Cardozo Law School. Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human …

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North Korea and the Law on Anticipatory Self-Defense

EJIL

North Korea and the Law on Anticipatory Self-Defense Media reports over the last few weeks indicate that the already tense relationship between North Korea and the United States is getting worse. Now that North Korea is nearly ready to test an intercontinental ballistic missile, the United States has said that …

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Moelle: The International Responsibility of International Organisations

Moelle: The International Responsibility of International Organisations Moritz P. Moelle (Federal Foreign Office, Germany) has published The International Responsibility of International Organisations: Cooperation in Peacekeeping Operations (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Here’s the abstract: The International Responsibility of International Organisations addresses the joint responsibility of organisations for violations of international law …

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Bhandari: Global Constitutionalism and the Path of International Law

Bhandari: Global Constitutionalism and the Path of International Law Surendra Bhandari (Ritsumeikan Univ. – Law) has published Global Constitutionalism and the Path of International Law: Transformation of Law and State in the Globalized World (Brill | Nijhoff 2016). Here’s the abstract: In Global Constitutionalism and the Path of International Law, …

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Security Council Requires Scheduled Destruction of Syria’s Chemical Weapons, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2118 (2013) – S/RES/2118

Security Council Requires Scheduled Destruction of Syria’s Chemical Weapons, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2118 (2013) The full text of Security Council resolution 2118 (2013) reads as follows: “The Security Council, “Recalling the Statements of its President of 3 August 2011, 21 March 2012, 5 April 2012, and its resolutions 1540 (2004), …

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Can the ICC Prosecute for Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria?

Can the ICC Prosecute for Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria? Recent reports regarding the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria are very disturbing indeed. If it turns out that there is concrete evidence that chemical weapons have been used, many will hope this will (finally) provoke action by the …

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