short-form international law blog focusing on conflict and security
NATO’s Obligations under International Refugee Law
Article explaining NATO’s obligations under International Refugee Law
Resilience building as a legal and doctrinal obligation for NATO allies?
Extended article suggesting NATO could link resilience building to Article 3 of the North Atlantic Treaty, obligating Allies to strengthen cooperative security.
What is human security?
Definitional overview of Human Security in 2021, stressing the importance of the inclusion of transitional justice
International Investment Arbitration and Principle of State Consent: A Case for Derogation?
Introduction The principle of state consent is one of the well-established principles in international dispute settlement. Respecting this principle ensures an award’s acceptance and proper implementation by the parties. However, on some occasions, a derogation of this principle has been made to expand the jurisdiction by the investment arbitral tribunals as the primary focus of…
Nukes: Still legal, for some.
Article considering the impact of the TPNW from both an International Law and UK legal and policy perspective
Criminal liability in the Italian arms trade
Criminal Liability for Violation of Arms Export Control Laws dismissed in Rome Court, October 2019
Cultural Differences in Negotiation
The Compliment is of the unique aspects of Iranian culture without having any similar example in western cultures. First, this unrecognized nature of the concept caused misunderstanding and misinterpretation of the occasions in which these actions occur. Moreover, it is crucial to consider the possible impacts- whether constructive or destructive- they might have in negotiations…
THE RIGHT OF HARMFUL PROTEST
Dystopian article linking an established IHL principle to combat eco-terrorism.
This article suggests the UK’s Overseas Operation Bill contributes to evidence that the UK is unwilling to investigate alleged war crimes.
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