Foreign Policy and International Law

U.S. Executive Order In re: Situation in Burma

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 10, 2021, President Biden announced sanctions on military officials from Burma in response to their involvement in the recent coup, which overthrew the result of the November 2020 elect

U.S. Plans Re-engagement with UNHRC

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 8, 2021, U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, announced U.S.

U.S. Extends New START Treaty with Russia for Five Years

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On February 3, 2021, Secretary of State, Antony J.

Text of New U.S. Treaties and Agreements Published

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The U.S. Department of State has published the text of three agreements which entered into force at the end of 2020.

EU Adopts Sanctions Mechanism for Human Rights Abuses

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On Monday, December 7, the Council of the European Union (EU) adopted Decision 2020/1999 and Regulat