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...
Attacks on Merchant Shipping: Which State Has the Right to Respond in Self-Defence?

Attacks on Merchant Shipping: Which State Has the Right to Respond in Self-Defence?

| Apr 15, 2024

Attacks on Merchant Shipping: Which State Has the Right to Respond in Self-Defence? On April 13, 2024, Iranian special forces seized the Portuguese flagged MSC Aries near the Strait of Hormuz as it sailed towards the Nhava Sheva port in India. The ship, which...
Imposing a Maritime Quarantine to Enforce the Houthi Arms Embargo

Imposing a Maritime Quarantine to Enforce the Houthi Arms Embargo

| Mar 28, 2024

Imposing a Maritime Quarantine to Enforce the Houthi Arms Embargo This post suggests that the United States and its allies should implement a naval quarantine to restrict the flow of Iranian weapons into Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen. A quarantine, unlike a...
Regulating Military Force Series – A UK Perspective on the Use of Force and the UN Security Council

Regulating Military Force Series – A UK Perspective on the Use of Force and the UN Security Council

| Feb 28, 2024

Regulating Military Force Series – A UK Perspective on the Use of Force and the UN Security Council Editors’ note: The author delivered remarks on the subject of this post at the conference “International Law and the Regulation of Resort to Force: Exhaustion,...
Regulating Military Force Series – Enduringly Unwilling and Unable: The Syrian Chapter of the Forever Wars Saga

Regulating Military Force Series – Enduringly Unwilling and Unable: The Syrian Chapter of the Forever Wars Saga

| Feb 23, 2024

Regulating Military Force Series – Enduringly Unwilling and Unable: The Syrian Chapter of the Forever Wars Saga Editors’ note: The author delivered remarks on the subject of this post at the conference “International Law and the Regulation of Resort to Force:...