Monthly Archives: September 2011

Palestine’s U.N. Membership: Why Does it Matter?

Palestinian officials have announced that they will seek a Security Council vote to approve Palestine as a full member of the United Nations next Friday. Israel has strongly opposed the move, and the United States has announced that, if necessary, … Continue reading

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International Law as a Tool for Ascertaining Gaddafi’s Whereabouts

In a prior post, I explained that the International Criminal Court (“ICC”) has jurisdiction to prosecute Muammar Gaddafi because the Security Council passed a resolution to that effect in February 2011. Utilizing that jurisdiction, the Court issued arrest warrants against … Continue reading


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