International Law

Benched: The Slow Erosion of Sanctions

Zachary K. Goldman

This summer, European courts have invalidated targeted financial sanctions imposed in both the counterterrorism and counterproliferation contexts.

Manila, Beijing, and UNCLOS: a test case? (4 & 5)

 Manila, Beijing, and UNCLOS: a test case? (4 & 5)

By Alex Calvo

This may be one of the reasons why some scholars have tried to find a way to make UNCLOS and China's claims compatible, so that the former may perhaps bend and not break, and the latter may feel that she can regain at least part of her historical status without the need to openly confront Western-inspired international law.

Manila, Beijing, and UNCLOS: a test case? (3)

 Manila, Beijing, and UNCLOS: a test case? (3)
By Alex Calvo

The Japanese connection: Justice Yanai Shunji Another noteworthy aspect of the arbitration case is the fact that the ITLOS is currently headed by Yanai Shunji, a Japanese jurist and former diplomat.

Manila, Beijing, and UNCLOS: a test case? (2)

 Manila, Beijing, and UNCLOS: a test case? (2)

 

By Alex Calvo As Professor Bagares noted, this is Manila's position. The submission argues that "As the Philippines and China have failed to settle the dispute between them by peaceful means of their own choice, Article 281(1) allows recourse to the procedures provided for in Part XV, including compulsory procedures entailing binding decisions under Section 2 of Part XV", while "Article 286 allows these compulsory procedures to be initiated by any State Party in the court or tribunal having jurisdiction under Section 2".

Manila, Beijing, and UNCLOS: a test case?

 Manila, Beijing, and UNCLOS: a test case?

 

By Alex Calvo [1]

Introduction: International law and the South China Sea After a long summer replete with tensions and incidents in both the South China [2] and East China Seas, the new year failed to bring renewed hopes for a peaceful resolution to the myriad territorial conflicts casting a shadow on the Asia-Pacific Region.

Turkish Vatan: The Syrian chemicals weapons were fabricated in Turkey for Syria's jihadists

  Turkish Vatan: The Syrian chemicals weapons were fabricated in Turkey for Syria's jihadists

 

 

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