Foreign Policy Blogs

Archive by Author

International Humanitarian Law and Counterterrorism: Turkey and the PKK

International Humanitarian Law and Counterterrorism: Turkey and the PKK

The indiscriminate killing of civilians in order to fight terrorism is unlawful. Moreover, the state’s brutal response has actually led to an increase in the number of terrorist attacks.

read more

Iran-U.S. Confrontation in the Persian Gulf: An International Law Perspective

Iran-U.S. Confrontation in the Persian Gulf: An International Law Perspective

On January 12, 2016, 10 U.S. sailors were detained by Iran’s Navy and later released. Can Iran’s behavior in its territorial waters be considered justifiable or in accordance with international law?

read more

About the Author

Saeed Bagheri
Saeed Bagheri

Dr. Bagheri is Assistant Professor of Public International Law at Akdeniz University, Turkey. He received an LL.B. Law from Tabriz Azad University, an LL.M Human Rights Law from Allameh Tabataba'i University Faculty of Law and Political Sciences and a Ph.D. in Public Law (International Law) from Ankara University. Bagheri joined the Department of International Law as a faculty member in August 2015. He teaches courses on International Law and International Humanitarian Law. His main research interests focus on internaional humanitarian law, armed conflicts, nuclear law, energy law and human rights law. He has published articles in the areas of international law as well as international armed conflicts, nuclear law and humanitarian law.

americasdiplomats_socialmediaasset