Archive | December, 2012

Critical Analysis: Russia’s Potential Ban on U.S. Adoptions

Over the last few years, the relationship between the United States and Russia in regards to international adoption has been tenuous at best. After several isolated incidents of Russian children suffering abuse, or even death, at the hands of their American adoptive parents, the State Duma passed a bill in July to help regulate international […]

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Critical Analysis: South America’s Most Controversial President has More Surgery as the Future of Venezuelan Politics Blurs

As of December 18th, Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez remains in stable condition as he continues to undergo cancer treatment in Cuba. The Venezuelan government reported that Chavez, 58, had recently suffered a respiratory infection but is now resting. Chavez remains in Cuba and is recovering from another surgery to fight cancer that is believed to […]

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Critical Analysis: Maritime Tensions between China and Japan Increase

Maritime disputes between the Japanese and Chinese continue to escalate. The Japanese-named Senkaku Islands, and the Chinese-named Diaoyu Islands continue to be a major source of conflict between the two nations. Last week, the situation escalated when Japan scrambled fighter jets after a Chinese plane flew over the islands.  Though other island disputes between these […]

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Survey: Gun Laws Around the World

No doubt, following last week’s shooting there will be a lot of discussion surrounding amendments to U.S. gun laws.  Some will argue that stricter gun laws are needed and others will say that gun rights in the U.S. are designed to self-regulate, allowing law-abiding citizens to protect themselves against violent criminals.  The following is a […]

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News: Thursday, December 20, 2012

Here’s what is happening in international law and policy this Thursday, December 20, 2012.  

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Critical Analysis: Conflict is Brewing in Northern Mali

This land-locked, former French colony, nestled in the Sahara Desert could become a key point for the next war on terrorism as attacks against civilians in the north grow more brutal.  Radical Islamists have transformed vast stretches of desert in the north into an enclave for al-Qaeda militants and other jihadists.  They have imposed a […]

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News: Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Denver Law is officially on winter break!  Here’s what is happening in international law and policy this Wednesday, December 19, 2012.  

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Critical Analysis: U.S. Formally Recognizes Syria’s Main Rebel Group

On Tuesday, President Obama announced that the newly formed Syrian Opposition Council is the only “legitimate representative” of its country’s people.  This was a big step as the international community has increased its efforts to end Syrian President Bashar Assad’s reign.  By recognizing the Syrian Opposition Council, the U.S. joins Britain, France, and other Arab […]

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News: Monday, December 17, 2012

Here’s what is happening in international law and policy this Monday, December 17, 2012.  

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Constitutional Crisis: The Similarities Between Egypt’s Past and Present

On November 22, 2012, President Mohammed Morsi of Egypt gave himself broad new powers related to the writing and ratification of Egypt’s constitution.  The most controversial of these powers, which led to mass protests in Egypt, stated that “Morsi’s decisions could not be revoked by any authority, including the judiciary, until the new constitution had […]

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