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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.
Trump’s announcement is hardly the first time Russia has been accused of significant breaches of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty—but a U.S. withdrawal would have debatable strategic value.
In killing Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia violated two core rules of international law central to the stability of the state system.
This week’s treaty withdrawals--and their consequences--have less to do Iranian and Palestinian claims, and more to do with the Trump administration’s hostility towards international institutions.
Thoughts on the ICJ’s Decision in Iran v United States and the Trump Administration’s Treaty Withdrawals
The U.S. decision to withdraw from the Treaty of Amity is a prudent, though regrettable, response to Iran's abuse of the treaty. But the withdrawal from the 1961 Optional Protocol to the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations is an overreaction.
The unanimous order from the International Court of Justice indicates limited provisional measures that fall short of the full relief sought by Iran.
On Wednesday, Oct. 3, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued an order establishing certain provisional measures in relation to Iran's claim that the U.S. reimposition of sanctions following President Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal violated international law. Specifically, the ICJ ordered that sanctions on Iran's importation of humanitarian goods and goods and services necessary for the safety of civil aviation be lifted until it reaches a final decision on the merits.
Treaties and Irrelevance: Understanding Iran’s Suit Against the U.S. for Reimposing Nuclear Sanctions
How international law and precedent relate to the case Tehran brought to the International Court of Justice this month.