President Biden could rejoin the United States to the Open Skies Treaty in reliance on the Senate’s original resolution of advice and consent.
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Various theories have been proposed for the U.S. to rejoin the Open Skies Treaty without presenting it again to the Senate for advice and consent to ratification; some are legally unsupportable, while others are impractical because of institutional considerations that will likely prove insurmountable.
The Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel released two opinions concerning foreign relations law.
In a statement withdrawing from the treaty, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Russia of flagrantly violating its provisions. Were those allegations justified? If so, on what grounds?