The Suffolk Transnational Law Review examines the Medellin decision and its implications for the United States and the rule of law in international affairs.
This conference report addresses how to devise useful and pragmatic strategies on what steps the United States can do to help implement a judicial doctrine on war crimes called Responsibility to Protect, or R2P.
Podcast: A veteran reporter discusses a war crimes tribunal trying members of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime.
The United States needs the ICC to help restore its global credibility, discipline its own decision-making, and strengthen judicial intervention against atrocity crimes.
The death of Saddam Hussein brings to a close one turbulent chapter in Iraq’s history. But his complicated relations with Washington portend challenging times ahead for U.S.-Iraqi diplomacy.
In January, Saddam Hussein is expected to be hanged, leaving Iraqis as divided as ever. His death may coincide with a major speech by President Bush on adjusting the war strategy in Iraq.
The International Criminal Court looks set to begin its first-ever trial involving a case of child soldiers in the Congo, while in neighboring Uganda, calls for the Court to drop its indictments have called its authority into question.
Trial Watch maintains this updated backgrounder and current developments account of the trial of Liberia's alleged genocidal former president Charles Taylor.
Abraham D. Sofaer, a senior fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, and Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch, discuss the merits of capital punishment in trying dictators and other war criminals in this CFR Online Debate.
CFR Adjunct Fellow Noah Feldman, discussing the legal issues at stake in the upcoming Hamdan decision, says the case will decide whether military tribunals are constitutionally sufficient and warns that if the Supreme Court rules current trial procedures inadequate, it may be difficult to try many of the nearly 500 Guantanamo detainees.
The European Union scolds Serbia for its inability—some would say refusal—to hand over Ratko Mladic, the disgraced Bosnian Serb military leader and indicted war criminal who has eluded capture for over a decade.
Former Liberian president and strongman Charles Taylor has been taken to Sierra Leone under UN custody to face war crimes proceedings. His case will be watched closely on a continent where predatory leaders are rarely held accountable for their crimes.
The death of Slobodan Milosevic ends a trial some had hoped would usher in a new era of international justice.
The UN Security Council decided through this resolution of March 31, 2005 to “refer the situation prevailing in Darfur since 1 July 2002 to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court”.
The authors argue that it is essential to begin working now to expand and establish rules and norms governing armed drones, thereby creating standards of behavior that other countries will be more likely to follow.
The author examines Pakistan's complex role in U.S. foreign policy and advocates for a two-pronged approach that works to quarantine threats while integrating Pakistan into the broader U.S. agenda in Asia.
The authors assess the political, security, and economic challenges facing U.S. policymakers in Afghanistan and evaluate a range of policy options.
Maximalist finds lessons in the past that anticipate and clarify our chaotic present, revealing the history of U.S. foreign policy in an unexpected new light. More
This clear and authoritative book presents a sweeping account of China's global resource quest and the unrivaled expansion of its economy. More
The story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan, and a call to prepare for the worst, aim for the best, and avoid past mistakes. More