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President Obama Creates US Atrocities Prevention Board

President Obama Creates US Atrocities Prevention BoardEarlier this month, US President Barrack Obama directed the National Security Advisor to create an Atrocities Prevention Board which will be tasked with co-ordinating the US government’s policies on the prevention of mass atrocities and genocide. In addition, the President also launced a US interagency …

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Is IMF Managing Director (DSK) Entitled to Immunity from Prosecution?

Is IMF Managing Director (DSK) Entitled to Immunity from Prosecution?I intended to write a post explaining why International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director, Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK), does not have immunity under the applicable treaties dealing with the immunity of the IMF and its employees. However, Chimene Keitner has beaten me to …

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Bin Laden Sons Say U.S. Broke International Law

Bin Laden Sons Say U.S. Broke International LawThe adult sons of Osama bin Laden have lashed out at President Obama over their father’s death, accusing the United States of violating legal principles.By SCOTT SHANEWASHINGTON — The adult sons of Osama bin Laden have lashed out at President Obama in their …

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Antarctic Treaty

The Governments of Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Chile, the French Republic, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, the Union of South Africa, The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America, Recognizing that it is in the interest of all mankind …

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Agreement Between the Governments of the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and the Provisional Government of the French Republic on Certain Additional Requirements to be Imposed on Germany (September 20, 1945)

Agreement Between the Governments of the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and the Provisional Government of the French Republic on Certain Additional Requirements to be Imposed on Germany September 20, 1945The Governments of the United States of America, the Union of …

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Protocol on Acidification, Eutrophication and Ground-Level Ozone (1999)

The Parties, Determined to implement the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution, Aware that nitrogen oxides, sulphur, volatile organic compounds and reduced nitrogen compounds have been associated with adverse effects on human health and the environment, Concerned that critical loads of acidification, critical loads of nutrient nitrogen and critical levels …

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North Atlantic Treaty

Washington D.C. – 4 April 1949 The Parties to this Treaty reaffirm their faith in the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations and their desire to live in peace with all peoples and all governments.They are determined to safeguard the freedom, common heritage and civilisation of …

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Agreement between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the maritime boundary, 1 June 1990

The United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (hereinafter “the Parties”), Recalling the United States-Russia Convention of March 18/30, 1867 (hereinafter “the 1867 Convention”), Desiring to resolve issues concerning the maritime boundary between the United States and the Soviet Union, Desiring to ensure that coastal State …

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Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Commission of the European Communities regarding the application of their competition laws – Exchange of interpretative letters with the Government of the United States of America Unofficial translation

AGREEMENT between the Government of the United States of America and the Commission of the European Communities regarding the application of their competition laws THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES, Recognizing that the world’s economies are becoming increasingly interrelated, and in …

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UK-US Extradition Agreement (2003)

The Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the United States of America, Recalling the Extradition Treaty between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland signed at London, …

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