The ICJ’s decision in the Peru-Chile Maritime Case represents another important stone in the mosaic of what is usually referred to as the Law of Maritime Delimitations.
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It has been a difficult year for democratic Islamists across the Middle East. The past year’s events constitute a test of the Brotherhood’s commitment to democracy.
When South Sudan gained independence, it was easy to predict that the path towards the construction of a new state would have been full of obstacles.
Despite it being a core principle of the international order, actual politics of self-determination are extremely ambiguous.
Whilst the genocide was transpiring in Rwanda in 1994, there was only one morally defensible course of action for the international community – intervention.
With functional and participatory institutions, South Sudan may well reclaim itself as a diverse nation within the regional and international environment.
Ukraine’s future depends as much on the US, NATO, and EU as on the strength of the interim government in terms of its ability to deter Russian aggression.
UN and foreign military interventions may have postponed the 1994 genocide that occurred in Rwanda, but they would not have solved the underlying problems that led to it.
Preserving a working relationship is a priority for both the US and Iraq despite both being on relatively different regional policy tracks.
Swiss politics has too many veto players for swift decisions. It is out of the interplay of these contending forces that any change in its foreign policy will come.
A superficial understanding of Arctic realities, as well as simplistic responses, may lead to ineffective strategies, adverse outcomes, and copying past policy failures.
On 27 March 2014, the UN Human Rights Council adopted Resolution 25/1 on Sri Lanka. India abstained in the vote, which was a sensible, responsible, and balanced decision.