Posts Tagged: international law
International law exists in theory, not practice.
A more stable U.S.-China relationship is needed to avoid great-power conflict in the South China Sea.
Governments kill on our behalf. This arrangement is a form of social contract, which means that governments are basically contract killers.
A renewed engagement with the ICC suggests that the Obama administration is interested in shaping international law while remaining immune to prosecution under the very laws it helps develop.
The case for shutting down not just the prison, but the military base where it sits.
Kosovo's declaration of independence is a violation of international law and an example of behind-the-scenes U.S. manipulation.
When it comes to human rights around the world, Hillary Clinton is little more than Bush Lite.
The cluster bombs endangering civilians in southern Lebanon were "Made in the U.S.A.".
His rule was a travesty of justice. And so was his demise.
We might get a better treaty if the U.S. sits this one out for now.