The absence of preemptive and positive complementarity in the ICC’s proceedings is the largest obstacle to creating a lasting benefit for African state judicial systems.
The global expression of human rights found in the UDHR contains an implicit touch of Christian values.
Japan’s non-nuclear policy appears to be a pragmatic realisation of numerous domestic factors, perceptions of regional security, and faith in the US alliance.
The Snowden leaks and their framing reveal how aesthetic irruptions can destabilize the self-image and ultimately the ontological security of the state.
Modeling a multinational organization on the example of the OSCE is an ideal method for achieving improved regional security for the states in South Asia.
The legal success of the Genocide Convention continues to re-establish the norm politically, albeit under misinterpretation and without effect of prevention.
The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is at best a compromise for indigenous peoples, at worst an attempt by states to maintain structures of injustice.
The Convention on Cluster Munitions is a model for future disarmament negotiations due to its patience and focus on humanitarianism and broad engagement.
Despite being a well-established norm, self-determination, outside the decolonisation context, has been largely sacrificed in favor of territorial integrity.
Obama’s foreign policy has neglected the long-term strategic dangers of making political decisions based on seeking short-term public, political, and economic stability.
Individuals & organizations are increasingly gaining traction in a state-dominant international legal order, a piecemeal process that may result in a global constitution.
Humanitarian Intervention marks a struggle at the foundations of international law. This struggle is an ongoing one, as evidenced by its instances of abuse and failure.