Palestine’s Quest for Full United Nations Membership

Palestine’s Quest for Full United Nations Membership

| Apr 22, 2024

Palestine’s Quest for Full United Nations Membership Amidst the ongoing war between Hamas and Israel in Gaza, the United States vetoed Palestine’s latest bid for full acceptance as a member State of the United Nations (UN). In the view of the United States, the only...
MARWAN 1: How U.S. Central Command Transferred Seized Iranian Ammunition to Ukraine

MARWAN 1: How U.S. Central Command Transferred Seized Iranian Ammunition to Ukraine

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| Mar 25, 2024

MARWAN 1: How U.S. Central Command Transferred Seized Iranian Ammunition to Ukraine On December 1, 2022, the USS Lewis B. Puller, an expeditionary mobile base ship assigned to the U.S. 5th Fleet and U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, intercepted a fishing trawler, the...
Israel-Hamas 2024 Symposium – Israel’s Declaration of War on Hamas: A Modern Invocation of Recognized Belligerency?

Israel-Hamas 2024 Symposium – Israel’s Declaration of War on Hamas: A Modern Invocation of Recognized Belligerency?

| Mar 5, 2024

Israel-Hamas 2024 Symposium – Israel’s Declaration of War on Hamas: A Modern Invocation of Recognized Belligerency? Hours after Hamas launched a horrific and unprecedently large-scale terrorist assault on Israel, the Israeli Security Cabinet invoked, for the first...
The Law of Self-Defense and the U.S. and UK Strikes against the Houthis

The Law of Self-Defense and the U.S. and UK Strikes against the Houthis

| Jan 31, 2024

The Law of Self-Defense and the U.S. and UK Strikes against the Houthis The Houthis are an Iran-aligned armed group that controls large swathes of territory in northern Yemen. Since 19 November 2023, and to support Hamas during its ongoing armed conflict with Israel,...
International Law, Political Will, and Regulation of the Foreign-Fighter Phenomenon

International Law, Political Will, and Regulation of the Foreign-Fighter Phenomenon

| Nov 6, 2023

International Law, Political Will, and Regulation of the Foreign-Fighter Phenomenon Editor’s Note: This post is based on an article, “Regulating the Foreign-Fighter Phenomenon” published in the Virginia Journal of International Law, available here. Across at least...
Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – After the Battlefield: Transnational Criminal Law, Hamas, and Seeking Justice – Part II

Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – After the Battlefield: Transnational Criminal Law, Hamas, and Seeking Justice – Part II

| Oct 30, 2023

Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – After the Battlefield: Transnational Criminal Law, Hamas, and Seeking Justice – Part II Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series illustrating the “transnational legal order” that must be used to counter Hamas outside the...