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  • 25 Apr 2024
    Miles M. Evers, Eric Grynaviski

    America’s First Pacific Empire

    Beginning in the 1850s, the United States took its first, incautious steps toward developing an overseas empire in the Pacific. In the end, the empire would help defeat Japan during World War II. The bloodiest and most infamous battles of the Pacific War were fought on possessions gained by American imperialists. The first American shots […]

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  • 8 Sep 2020
    Jennifer Trahan

    The Veto Power and Atrocity Crimes

    Some of the permanent members of the UN Security Council periodically use their veto (i.e., negative vote)—or threat of veto—to stop resolutions aimed at preventing or stopping the commission of core international crimes like genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. One sees this regarding Syria, for example, where chemical weapons inspections that would have […]

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  • 18 May 2020
    Caroline A. Hartzell

    Power Sharing and the Coronavirus Pandemic

    Power-sharing measures, rules that allocate decision-making rights among groups competing for access to state power, appear to be experiencing something of a renaissance. A conflict resolution tool that has been used in a variety of contexts, power sharing was a prevalent feature of civil war settlements during the two decades following the end of the […]

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  • 30 Apr 2020
    Aziz Z. Huq, Tom Ginsburg

    How Do Constitutions Get Implemented?

    On July 9, 2011, it was announced with great fanfare that South Sudan had become the world’s newest nation state. As new countries are wont to do, that very day President Salva Kiir promulgated a new Constitution, the Transitional Constitution of the Republic of South Sudan. With substantial input from international actors and academics, the […]

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  • 27 Apr 2020
    Malcolm Jorgensen

    The Afghanistan Investigation and the International Legal Order

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) has the dubious honor of being among the most visible focal points for conflicted U.S. attitudes toward the international legal order. Tensions between the U.S. and the ICC, never entirely absent, have now been renewed after the ICC Appeals Chamber authorized the long-delayed investigation into alleged war crimes committed during […]

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  • 2 Apr 2020
    Alexandru Grigorescu

    Global Governmental vs Non-Governmental Approaches to Health Crises

    Alexandru Grigorescu, author of 'The Ebb and Flow of Global Governance', on the international response to public health crises

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  • 9 Mar 2020
    Milena Sterio, Michael P. Scharf

    Did U.S. attacks on ISIS open a Pandora’s box?

    In October 2019, Turkey launched operation “Peace Spring” in north-east Syria.  The operation aimed at driving the Kurdish YPG out of the area to create a twenty mile-wide “safe zone” to resettle Syrian refugees that had fled to Turkey. Since then, the ongoing operation has resulted in the displacement of more than 300,000 Kurdish people […]

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  • 10 Feb 2020
    Oya Dursun-Özkanca

    NATO’s London Summit: Intra-alliance Opposition and Silver Linings

    Oya Dursun-Özkanca, author of 'Turkey–West Relations," out now, on the recent NATO Summit.

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