Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Iran's space-launch vehicles violate a U.N. Security Council Resolution. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says they don't. Who's right?
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China’s growing use of exit bans raises key questions about the country’s commitment to the rule of law and to its obligations under international law.
After more than seven and a half years of death and destruction, the prospect of accountability for the Syrian conflict is not completely hopeless.
President Trump has announced that he’s exiting a major nonproliferation treaty. But he hasn’t said how—and the answer could have consequences, both for nonproliferation policies and his own authority over treaties.
The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act and the International Organizations Immunities Act should not be read to mean that the former governs all questions of the immunity of international organizations.
In killing Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia violated two core rules of international law central to the stability of the state system.
Turkey is not doing everything it can to investigate Khashoggi’s disappearance. The reason why has everything to do with the United States.
Saudi Journalist Disappears at Consulate in Turkey, Iraq Forms a New Government, U.S. Withdraws from Treaties after Challenges at International Court
Police believe journalist and commentator Jamal Khashoggi was killed at Saudi consulate, Iraq’s kingmakers break stalemate to vote on new prime minister and president, and the Trump administration tries to dodge complaints at the International Court of Justice.
Review of Craig Forcese, Destroying the Caroline: The Frontier Raid that Reshaped the Right to War (Irwin Law, 2018)
Wuerth argues that the traditional foundations for the federal common law of foreign relations have eroded, but that there is an alternative basis for the federal common law governing foreign official immunity.