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Challenges in Assessing Colombia’s ‘Post Conflict’: A follow-up

In March, 11 people died in a controversial army operation in Putumayo, southern Colombia. Human rights groups said that at least some of the dead appeared to…

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Why Corporations Should Cease Business Activities with Russia

Introduction Early morning 24 February, Russian troops invaded Ukraine, with already devastating consequences for civilians. As a response to this flagrant violation of Article 2(4)…

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At War: When Do States Supporting Ukraine or Russia become Parties to the Conflict and What Would that Mean? 

In the face of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, Western States have been scaling up their assistance to Ukraine. In addition to massive economic and financial sanctions against Russia,…

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Russia’s Non-Appearance Before the ICJ Against Ukraine: Of Not So Vanishing Vanishing Acts and their Vanishingly Thin Justification

On 9th March 2022, Russia announced through it Foreign Ministry that “in light of the apparent absurdity of the lawsuit” launched against it by Ukraine…

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The Houthi Attacks Against the UAE: Rules of Conflict and International Law of State Responsibility

The conflict in Yemen has spread beyond the confines of Yemen, with the Houthis mounting attacks against critical infrastructure in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…

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Russia’s Recognition of the ‘Separatist Republics’ in Ukraine was Manifestly Unlawful

The rush to judgment can be deceptive. A recent contribution to these pages cautions us against making instant assumptions of fact and law when considering Russia’s recognition…

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Open Letter to my Russian Friends: Ukraine is Not Crimea

In reaction to the incorporation of Crimea into the Russian Federation, I had written that the use of Russian armed force against Ukraine is contrary to one of…

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Energy Lessons from the Ukraine Crisis

It is a cliché that wars are fought over energy access.  It is just as trite to point out the illegality of military action to secure energy resources…

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The Legality of Use of Ballistic Missiles on Cities: The Case of Armenia-Azerbaijan Armed Conflict

The so-called ‘44-Day War’ between Armenia and Azerbaijan in late 2020 also witnessed Armenia’s use of Scud ballistic missiles on several of Azerbaijan’s cities. After…

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Collective Security Treaty Organization: Why are Russian Troops in Kazakhstan?

Background One matchstick is enough to burn the house down, especially when gas is involved. Shortly after New Year’s Eve, protests began in Kazakhstan, the…

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