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How a Mosquito Bite Differs By Two Weeks

Now that the Zika virus has been confirmed in mosquitoes of Miami Beach, concern about the spread of the disease in the United States has taken on new urgency.  Zika is a virus that is transferable by mosquito bite or sexual intercourse.  Generally, in adults, the virus is harmless—causing common cold symptoms in an infected […]

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NEWS September 26: Russia Criticizes the Tone and Rhetoric of US and UK, Russia Accused of War Crimes, and Columbia and Marxist Rebels Set to End 52-Yar War

It’s Monday, September 26, 2016, and this is some of what’s happening in International law and policy:

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Renewed Violence in the Central African Republic

The UN Integrated Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), a UN force tasked with peacekeeping in the landlocked African country of 5 million people, has reported renewed violence this week in which at least 20 people were killed, a UN aid worker was injured, and the UN offices were looted.  On […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Jeremy Goldstein0 Comments

President Obama to Veto 9/11 Tort Legislation to Protect Sovereign Immunity

On Monday, September 12, 2016, White House press secretary Josh Earnest said that despite bipartisan support, President Obama is likely to veto legislation approved by Congress, which would allow the families and victims of the September 11, 2011 attacks to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for any role it might have had in the […]

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The Road Ahead for Colombia, as FARC Agrees to Peace

The Western Hemisphere has reason to celebrate… The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia finally agreed to end the longest running armed conflict of the Americas.  Colombia’s Marxist FARC (“Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia”) rebel group began as a peasant uprising against the national government in 1964.  The group’s ideologies encompass Marxism, the antithesis of capitalism, […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, DJILP Staff, Tahli Salem0 Comments

NEWS September 19: Bomb Detonated in N.Y., Mass Stabbing in Minnesota, and Clinton and Trump to Meet Egyptian President

It’s Monday, September 19, 2016, and this is some of what’s happening in International law and policy:

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A Bittersweet Ending to the Longest Civil War in Latin America: Colombia-FARC

Colombia has struggled for decades to combat the illegal drug trade, terrorism, and violence that FARC (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia) has contributed to since 1966. Known for being one of the richest guerrilla armies in the world,  FARC has approximately 8,000 rebel fighters that control many rural areas in the south and eastern portions […]

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NEWS September 13: Syria’s Ceasefire Holding, Eric Snowden Makes Plea for Pardon, and North Korea Ask for Help

It’s Tuesday, September 13, 2016, and this is some of what’s happening in International law and policy:

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Comparing the United States to Other O.A.S. Members in Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence

In my forthcoming Note, titled Filling the Gap of Domestic Violence Protection: Returning Human Rights to U.S. Victims, [1] I argue that “[b]y failing to hold states accountable for enforcing mechanisms of DV protection, the U.S. federal government fails to satisfy its responsibility assumed by the American Declaration on the Rights and Duties of Man (“American […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, 4Guest & Faculty Articles, Melanie Kalmanson0 Comments

Where do Clinton and Trump stand on U.S. intervention?

What should be the U.S. role in the world? In the current election cycle, the debate on this vital question is especially focused on America’s military interventions — interventions in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Yemen, Somalia, and hesitation in Syria — which provide some indicators for reflection. As both presidential candidates have spoken on the topic, […]

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Posted in 1TVFA Posts, 2Featured Articles, Ved Nanda0 Comments

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