Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On October 5, 2011 OFAC designated one individual pursuant to Executive Order 13413, of October 27, 2006, "Blocking Property […]

Eritrea

The Legal History of Eritrea This section provides an overview of Eritrea Eritrea in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On December 5, 2011, acting pursuant to Chapter VII of the United Nations […]

Iraq

The Legal History of Islamic Law in Iraq This section provides an overview of Islamic Law in Iraq Iraq in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On May 17, 2011, President Obama continued the national […]

United Nations Resolutions

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United Nations Security Council Resolutions

United Nations Security Council Resolutions United Nations Security Council Resolutions Some of the United Nations Security Council resolutions covered in … Read more

United Nations General Assembly Resolutions

United Nations General Assembly Resolutions Note: for information on United Nations activities in general, see here. United Nations General Assembly … Read more

Security Council on Sanctions

Security Council in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On July 29, 2011, acting under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, the Security Council adopted Resolution 2002. U.N. Doc. S/RES/2002. The […]

International Conflict Avoidance

Cross References of International Conflict Resolution, International Conflict Avoidance in International Law Combating piracy in Somalia, information on International Criminal Law in this legal Encyclopedia.B.8. International Criminal Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, information […]

Us Executive Order 13536

Executive Order 13536 in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On July 29, 2011 , OFAC designated two individuals pursuant to Executive Order 13536, "Blocking Property of Certain Persons Contributing […]

Armed Conflict

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on armed conflict explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict In relation to the international law practice and Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict in this […]

Non-international Armed Conflicts

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on non-international armed conflicts explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "non-international armed conflicts" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic […]

Sudan Sanctions

Sudan in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On December 8, 2011, OFAC issued a final rule amending the Sudanese Sanctions Regulations ("SSR") to authorize activities related to the petroleum […]

Security Council

Introduction to Security Council United Nations Security Council, one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN). Under the United Nations Charter, the Security Council is primarily responsible for maintaining international peace and security. Under Chapter VII of the charter, the […]

Fundamental Rules of International Humanitarian Law in Armed Conflicts

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on fundamental rules of international humanitarian law in armed conflicts explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "fundamental rules of international […]

Armed Conflict in Central African Republic

Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in Central African Republic in 2013 United States views on international law [1] in relation to Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in Central African Republic: See Chapter 17.B.5 for a discussion of UN Security Council […]

International Armed Conflict

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on international armed conflict explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "international armed conflict" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of […]

Armed Conflict in Côte D'ivoire

Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in Côte D'ivoire in 2013 United States views on international law [1] in relation to Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in Côte D'ivoire: On April 25, 2013, the Security Council adopted resolution 2101, […]

International Conflict Resolution

International Conflict Resolution, International Conflict Avoidance In relation to the international law practice and International Conflict Resolution, International Conflict Avoidance, please see the information on this world legal Encyclopedia.

Peace in Iraq

Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in Iraq in 2013 United States views on international law [1] in relation to Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in Iraq: (1) UN Security Council resolution 2107 On June 27, 2013, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted […]

Armed Conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2013 United States views on international law [1] in relation to Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Effective January 3, 2013, OFAC […]

Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On November 9, 2011, Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, spoke at a Security […]

Children in Armed Conflict

United Nations: Children and Armed Conflict in 2013 United States views on international law [1] in relation to United Nations: Children and Armed Conflict: On June 17, 2013, U.S. Alternate Representative to the UN for Special Political Affairs Jeffrey DeLaurentis delivered remarks at the […]

Convention for Protection of Cultural Property in Armed Conflict

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on convention for protection of cultural property in armed conflict explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "cultural property, convention for protection of, in […]

Peace in Liberia

Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in Liberia in 2013 United States views on international law [1] in relation to Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in Liberia: On July 22, 2004, President Bush issued Executive Order 13348 to address the actions of former […]

Armed Conflict in Libya

Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in Libya in 2013 United States views on international law [1] in relation to Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in Libya: On March 14, 2013, the Security Council adopted resolution 2095 modifying the arms embargo on Libya. […]

Arms Control Issues

Arms Control, Disarmament and Nonproliferation in 2013 (Continuation) United States views on international law [1] in relation to Arms Control, Disarmament and Nonproliferation: Coinciding with President Obama's speech in Berlin, the White House released a fact sheet on the nuclear […]

Legality of the Use by A State of Nuclear Weapons in Armed Conflict

Legality of the Use by a State of Nuclear Weapons in Armed Conflict Embracing mainstream international law, this section on legality of the use by a state of nuclear weapons in armed conflict explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further […]

Imp. of W. Hastings

Imp. of W. Hastings “Much industry and art have been used, among the illiterate and unexperienced, to throw imputations on this prosecution, and its conduct, because so great a proportion of the evidence offered on the trial (especially on the latter charges) has been circumstantial. […]

Use of Force, Arms Control, Disarmament, Nonproliferation

Use of Force, Arms Control, Disarmament, Nonproliferation in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document “Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law”): In August 2011, the State Department released the unclassified version of its report to Congress on […]

Armed Conflict in Somalia

Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in Somalia in 2013 United States views on international law [1] in relation to Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in Somalia: See Chapter 17.B.7 for a discussion of UN Security Council resolution 2093, adopted on March 6, […]

Control of Armament

Totalitarianism The Party and its Tools Control of Armament

Introduction to Control of Armament

The monopoly of all effective weapons of destruction is an attribute of all contemporary governments. In the totalitarian dictatorships, however, which provide no legal means of effecting …