Tag Archive: U.N. Charter

US Attack On Syria Violates International Law – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Without UN approval US attack on Syria violates international law. Thank you so much for joining us, Michael. So, Michael, the Obama administration is continuing this push for intervention in Syria. They’re working on getting approval from Congress….
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Should the U.S. Intervene in Libya? – Letter to the Editor NY Times

To the Editor: “Discord Grows on the Politics of Intervention” (front page, March 8) describes the tactical and political risks of American intervention in Libya, but nowhere does it state that such an action would be illegal unless authorized by…
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International Law, the New Bush Doctrine and War with Iraq – Draft Journal Article with Jules Lobel – Guild Practitioner – PDF

  2003 International Law the New Bush Doctrine and War with Iraq Published in Guild Practitioner (National Lawyers Guild Review) vol. 60 no. 4, Fall 2003, pp. 205-215

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War Crime Not Self-Defense: The Unlawful War Against Iraq – ZNet – PDF

2002 War Crime Not Self-Defense: The Unlawful War Against Iraq As I am writing this, I do not know what action the United Nations Security Council will take with regard to the U.S. push for authority to attack Iraq. It…
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Congress Lets Slip the Dogs of War – Letter to the Editor NY Times – with Jules Lobel (unpublished)

2002 NYT Letter October 13 Congress Lets Slip the Dogs of War To the Editor: In “Congress Lets Slip the Dogs of War” (Oct 13, 2002) a professor is quoted as saying that after the congressional authorization to use force…
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A Time for Debate and Reflection – Letter to the Editor NY Times – with Jules Lobel – PDF (unpublished)

2002 NYT Letter A Time for Debate and Reflection To the Editor: The editorial, “A Time for Debate and Reflection” (Oct. 2) recognizes the importance of efforts to obtain U.N. Security Council authority for the use of force against Iraq,…
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Letter to Congressman Dennis Kucinich Regarding Authorization for Use of US Military Force in Kosovo – with Jules Lobel – PDF

1999 Letter to Dennis Kucinich Regarding Authorization for Use of Force in Kosovo Hon. Dennis Kucinich 1730 Longworth H.O.B. Washington. D.C. 20515 Re: Has the President received authority to use force in Kosovo? No. Dear Congressman Kucinich: We are writing…
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Impeachment and Iraq – with Jules Lobel (unpublished) – PDF

1998 Impeachment and Iraq Politicians are not known for appreciating irony. In better times, the spectacle of self-righteous patriotism emanating from Washington this week would have been merely ridiculous. In wartime, it is tragic. Take, for example, House Majority Whip…
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America Should Hold Its Fire: The United States’ Broad and Reckless Interpretation of UN Security Council Resolutions Poses a Grave Danger to World Peace – Connecticut Law Tribune – with Jules Lobel – PDF

1998 America Should Hold Its Fire Once again the United States is planning to go to war against Iraq. Over the last few weeks the president and other U.S. officials have stated that unless Iraq fully opens itself to international…
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