Terrorism

European Court Rules on UN and EU Terrorist Suspect Blacklists

In a number of recent judgements, the European Court of First Instance (CFI) has considered actions seeking annulment of two European Community measures adopted pursuant to different counter-terrorism regimes established by the United Nations Security Council. A Community Regulation transposing the sanctions regime created by Security Council Resolution 1267 (1999) into Community law and directly linked to the list maintained by the UN Sanctions Committee has only been subjected to limited review.

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Chia Lehnardt
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The Military Commissions Act of 2006: Examining the Relationship between the International Law of Armed Conflict and US Law

In Hamdan v.

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10
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John Cerone
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A Conundrum Posed by U.S. Anti-Terrorism Policy

Thirty years ago this month, a Cuban airliner blew up in mid-air, killing all 73 people aboard.

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Luc Reydams
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Acts of Non-State Armed Groups and the Law Governing Armed Conflict

The recent conflict in Lebanon and Northern Israel, occurring between a state and a non-state armed opposition group on the territory of a state that has not itself taken up arms, raises distinct challenges for interpretation of international law related to armed conflict.

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Jonathan Somer
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Some Proportionality Issues Raised by Israel's Use of Armed Force in Lebanon

Introduction

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Frederic L. Kirgis
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Status of Detainees in Non-International Armed Conflict, and their Protection in the Course of Criminal Proceedings: The Case of Hamdan v. Rumsfeld

I. Introduction

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John P. Cerone
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Iran and the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

As has been well documented,[1] the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) some time ago lost confidence that Iran's nuclear program is being carried out exclusively for peaceful purposes as required by the Nuclear Nonproliferation

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Frederic L. Kirgis
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Alleged Secret Detentions of Terrorism Suspects

Allegations have appeared in news reports that the United States is holding some terrorism suspects incommunicado and without trial in detention centers at undisclosed locations outside the United States, perhaps in Eastern Europe.  The United States government has not acknowledged the existence of any such detention facilities.  The discussion below is based on facts regarding the possible existence of such facilities as reported in news media, and is not intended to vouch for their accuracy.  The discussion is designed to point out the principal le

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Frederic L. Kirgis
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