Airlines must now transmit passport data to destination governments thanks to the U.N. Security Council unanimous order that the Trump administration secured.
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Human rights issues are vitally important, but that does not mean that the United Nations Security Council should address them.
The Chilcot Inquiry into the Blair Government’s 2003 decision to go to war with Iraq examines at length the role of the lawyers under immense policy and political pressure. The questions it takes up are the same ones actively debated in recent years in US legal and policy-making circles.
UN Security Council members are holding an informal meeting today on protecting Palestinian civilians from war crimes.
Assad's regime strategically starves entire towns into submission or death. The tactic works well for Assad, and if the international community does not stand up against these crimes, he has little incentive to stop.
Background on sanctions the Obama administration was set to announce, then delayed, against those accused of helping Iran develop its ballistic missile program.
The UN Security Council has adopted Resolution 2249, condemning ISIS’s recent attacks and exhorting all states to prevent and suppress the group’s terrorist activities. The Resolution is in some ways a predictable, but contains a provision worth parsing from an international law perspective.
Earlier today, the United Nations Security Council unanimously approved a resolution supporting the recently concluded nuclear deal with Iran. The resolution creates the mechanism though which Iran will ultimately receive international sanctions relief once the IAEA verifies Iranian compliance with the agreement.