Foreign Policy and International Law

Commission on Unalienable Rights Publishes Draft Report

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

U.S. Announces Position on South China Sea Maritime Claims

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

Venice Commission Publishes Opinion on Draft Russian Legislation Dealing with International Obligations

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On June 18, 2020, the Council of Europe's Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) published its

Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal from WHO

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On Friday, May 29, 2020, President Trump announced that as of that date, the U.S. relationgship with the World Health Organization (WHO) is terminated.

U.S. Secretary of State Declares Hong Kong No Longer Autonomous from China

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On Wednesday, May 27, 2020, U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, declared to Congress that the State Department no longer considers that Hong Kong is sufficiently autonomous from China.

Engel and Smith Cite Violation of Section 1234 of NDAA in Letter Opposing Treaty Withdrawal

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On May 22, 2020, Eliot L.