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In practical terms, the big concern is that while the legal cycle slowly grinds, China is actually changing the facts on
Suddenly it’s possible — indeed, all too easy — to imagine one man starting a nuclear war. What’s a little harder to imagine
In 2012, the bin Ali Jaber family gathered in Khashamir, Yemen, for a wedding celebration. Ahmed Salem bin Ali Jaber (Salem
By Brian Grodsky, University of Maryland, Baltimore County The Bosnian war started 25 years ago today. Although bombs ceased
Calling the killing research ducks moratorium on commercial hunts, rights groups say.
Wakana Mukai, University of Tokyo Even though nuclear powers and countries that fall under their security umbrella are expected
By Merve Demirel A new Chinese cruise liner has started taking hundreds of Chinese tourists to the disputed areas in the
Donald Trump is a man who defines himself by the number of norms he violates, according to Michael D’Antonio, the author
Congo filed a complaint against Uganda at the International Court of Justice (ICJ); the court in 2005 ruled in Congo's favor
"Because of U.S. nuclear testing in Nevada, the Western Shoshone Nation is already the most bombed nation on earth'" the
The expertise and reputation of the World Conservation Congress makes this motion especially noteworthy. Hosted every four
The ruling raises a host of questions - for China, for the Philippines (which brought the action against China to the PCA), and for the other nations bordering the South China Sea, which also have ongoing disputes with Beijing on the same subject.
On June 14th, the House of Commons was the scene of a remarkable debate. The opposition had tabled a motion declaring atrocities by the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) against Iraqi Christians, Yazidis, Shia, and other minorities as "genocide".