Arms Control and Non-proliferation

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The Iran Nuclear Deal as a New Model of International Lawmaking?

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Ryan Harrington

Moderated by Professor David Koplow of the Georgetown University Law Center, the roundtable on the Iran Nuclear Deal explored the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreed

Implementation Day Announced for Iran Nuclear Sanctions (January 16, 2016)

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Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 16, 2016, the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported that Agency inspectors confirmed Iran’s compliance with all required preparatory steps under the Joint Comprehensive P

U.S. Lifts Sanctions Against Liberia (November 12, 2015)

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Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On November 12, 2015, President Obama published an Executive Order termina

Court of Justice of the European Union Denies Application of Iranian Ministry of Energy to be Removed from EU Sanctions List (September 8, 2015)

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Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On September 8, 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court)

UN Security Council Passes Resolution Endorsing Iran Nuclear Deal (July 20, 2015)

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Caitlin Behles

On July 20, 2015, the UN Security Council unanimously passed a resolution endorsing the international agreement

Exporting Armed Drones – The United States Sets Policy

The U.S. State Department recently announced a new policy for exports of military drones (unmanned aerial vehicles).[1] Military drones are today’s most sophisticated tools for aerial surveillance, capable of persistent and distant overflight of any terrain. While not all military drones can fire weapons, armed drones have generated controversy because of their prominent role in targeted killings of foreign and American supporters of terrorist organizations.

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19
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Barry Kellman
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The Cases against the Nuclear Weapons States

On April 24, 2014, the Marshall Islands filed individual applications before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against the five nuclear weapon states (NWS) parties to the 1968 Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) (United States, United Kingdom, France, Russian Federation, China) and the NWS not parties to the NPT (Israel, India, Pakistan, North Korea)[1] claiming a violation of Article VI of the treaty, of its customary international la

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19
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10
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Marco Roscini
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A Conversation with H.E. Mr. Ahmet Üzümcü, Director-General, Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

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Z.J. Jennifer Lim

On April 9, the 2015 ASIL Annual Meeting concluded a successful day with a session about the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the Chemical Weapons