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Triumphalism in Wake of Court’s South China Sea Ruling is Futile

Triumphalism in Wake of Court’s South China Sea Ruling is Futile

The Permanent Court of Arbitration's verdict will have little weight in Beijing's strategic considerations in the South China Sea.

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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?

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Should ISIS Fighters be Allowed to Return Home?

Should ISIS Fighters be Allowed to Return Home?

Since preventing terrorist acts is extremely difficult—why take any chances by allowing fighters to return?

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Prolonged Radio Silence

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What Is NATO Doing In Libya Anyway?

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The Arab Spring Visits India

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How Well Is Afghanistan Going?

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The Barbary Pirates Return Again

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On Friedman's Nonviolent Protest Proposal

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My Interview With Tim Gallimore, Former Spokesman for the ICTR Prosecutor

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The Speech

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Koh At Opinio Juris

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Let Terrorists Win? Or Make The Whole World A Battlefield?

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Make It A Hundred?

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Sovereignty Theatrics?

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