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March 20, 2011

I think I'm reading this right, and that the Orwellian move is formally limited only to Jordan right now. But given how the precedent is...

The White House might be trying to recapture the Arab League’s support for military action in Libya, after the organization condemned the intervention today. According to...

Liberal supporters of Barack Obama's war in Libya argue that this is all vastly different from President Bush's war in Iraq, because the former has...

This may come as a surprise to you if you’ve ever read the Guardian’s coverage of Israel, but there are apparently very strict rules that...

The Arab League wanted our help. Until they got it. The head of the Arab League has criticized international strikes on Libya, saying they caused civilian...

I made the same point on Twitter but it's worth asking again to a broader audience. On one side you have Israel taking a partial...

Lewis Carroll had nothing on the National Jurist, a magazine for law students. The cover story of the current issue is "How Rankings Are Destroying...

This is reaching the level of self-caricature. No sooner does Iran get a seat on the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women than...

Another year of dithering and fumbling has somewhat tarnished The One's halo: The list of countries where approval of U.S. leadership dropped substantially in 2010 is...

Warren Christopher came from the humblest of beginnings. Born in 1925 in North Dakota, in a small prairie town settled by European immigrants around 1900, he...

Nothing's better than when the UN shoehorns "new security and human rights norms" into Chapter VII resolutions: U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon also said on Thursday...