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  • 22 Aug 2017 08:26

    The Russian ‘taboo’ and the German Election

    When it comes to Germany and Russia, pragmatic economic interests run up against a philosophical commitment to human rights and a liberal European order, and adherence to the positions of NATO and the EU.

  • 21 Aug 2017 17:08

    Wolf Warrior II: Chinese exceptionalism is box office gold

    The film reflects the increasingly widespread view in China that it has thrown off the shackles of a century of humiliation and emerged as a power equal to - if not better than - its Western counterparts.

  • 21 Aug 2017 14:33

    India feeling the heat on Belt and Road

    A growing political-military nexus between China and Pakistan, as currently seems likely, will further aggravate security competition with India.

International law after Guantanamo Bay

In the wake of the Iraq war, both US Presidential candidates have said they will close Guantanamo Bay and take a different view from the current Administration on water boarding.

Under the next US President, can we expect a revival of US and wider interest in international law when it comes to the prohibition on torture, the use of force, non-proliferation and climate change?

Professor James Crawford discusses these issues as part of the Lowy Institute Distinguished Speaker Series.

 

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