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    What is the relationship between the self-determination of peoples and the sovereignty of states in contemporary international politics? 1 This report elucidates the link between sovereignty of states & self-determination of peoples therefore the focal point of this essay is to elaborate on the underlying concept of sovereignty as it incorporates the protection and the practice of various human rights as stipulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The main goal of this piece of research article is to demonstrate how the state(s) and the people too posses sovereignty in regards to the International Law, it further examines in what context does the quest for peoples and state sovereignty accrue, get international recognition,…

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    as the doctrine of international law of sources refers that the two means in making international law the first being international agreements i.e. treaties and the second state practices accepted as law i.e. “Federal regulations, Federal court decisions, testimony and statements before Congressional and international bodies, diplomatic notes, correspondence, speeches, press conference statements, and even internal memoranda” (Janis 50). This was expanded upon by article 38 in the ICJ creating a…

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    In the documentary “Inside Guantánamo,” the filmmakers at National Geographic shot a documentary about one of the most famous prisons in the world, Guantánamo Bay. Guantánamo Bay is a military naval base in Cuba. Guantánamo Bay is an American detention camp that detains insanely dangerous war criminals for interrogative purposes. It is known for its inhumane treatment of prisoners. National Geographic captured the daily life of the struggle between young military personnel and prisoners, many of…

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    History has shown that liberalists have failed at morally intervening in times of humanitarian crisis. In the case of Kosovo Marxist and Social Constructivist argue that the multilateral intervention was unsuccessful. The question is why humanitarian intervention in Kosovo and not Cambodia or Libya and not Iraq? What made Kosovo the exception? Humanitarian intervention is carried out by an multilateral force under international organizations like the UN (Kouchner, 4). The Kosovo precedent is key…

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    custom that lead to the international law creation. The creation of the juridical regulation becomes compulsory for all the states. The violation of an international obligation causes international response of the States. In this framework, a State which commits unlawful acts of international perception and whose liability has been proven under the rules of international law may be subject to sanctions. Sanctions can be defined as measures imposed by states or organs representing the…

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    Drones are a violation certain laws like International Covenant on civil and Political Rights. There are no good outcomes from drone strikes the civilians are afraid of drones they are afraid of if the drone will kill them or not. When family is apart of collateral damage that's what causes people to be motivated to join the terrorist against the americans and their ideals. Drones strikes and drones don’t help people feel any safer and are the true terrorist against civilians. How the CIA…

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    The United states should continue their use of drone strikes because terrorist have been attacking our nation.Not only have the terrorist have been attacking the nation,but also the people with -in the United States.We are just doing everything we can to protect our people of our nation. One reason that we are doing the drone strikes is because the United States are trying to protect the people from the terrorist so we must fight back.According to Jarret .T Crawford ,Shaun Wiley and Nina…

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    million. It is clear that it is a win-win situation for drones. Drones save money and lives. How? Military troops cost more and drones don’t put any soldiers in life-threatening situations. Their last point is that drones conserve lives. Drones save lives in a few ways. It decimates terrorists which decreases chances in terrorist attacks. Drone attacks in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen, and Somalia have killed upwards of 3,500 militants, including dozens of high-level commanders implicated in…

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    knowing the consequences that goes along with it. These drones have been used without congress approval. Also, after the World Trade Center was attacked, President Bush signed a Memorandum of Notification creating a secret list of “High Value Targets” that the CIA was authorized to kill anywhere in the world without further presidential approval. Apparently, the CIA needs to be wiser when they have to go against terrorists, extremists or militants. The United States has to find another way to…

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    whereas there have only been statements regarding conduct of international organizations since the 1980’s. In International Law, the main criminal responsibility for individuals is dealt with by the International Criminal Court. In 1998, the Rome Statute was established by the ICC and the treaty came into force in 2002, with 124 states having ratified the treaty. (Lecture, Clarke) It established that there are four core international crimes that shall not be…

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