July 21, 2014
by JURIST Staff
On July 21, 1949, the North Atlantic Treaty was ratified by the US Senate. Learn more about the history of NATO. ... ...[read more]
April 19, 2014
by Stephanie Kogut
JURIST Guest Columnist William Partlett of Columbia University School of Law discusses the current state of the controversy in Ukraine... Constitution-making has rapidly moved to the forefront of the East-West standoff in the Ukraine. Prime Minister Arsenii Yatsenyuk recently announced an ...[read more]
April 4, 2014
by Stephen Adelgren
The Associated Press has discovered plans by the European Union to instate a war crimes tribunal to deal specifically with allegations focusing on offenses committed by Kosovo's ethnic Albanian rebels during the 1998 war with Serbia. During the war, the Albanian rebels were supported by NATO and ...[read more]
January 14, 2014
by Nicholas Tomsho
Two former Serbian senior secret service officials were arrested Tuesday under suspicion that they planned the 1999 killing of anti-government journalist Slavko Curuvija. Police claim that former spy agency head Milan Radonjic and operations chief Ratko Romic were involved in the shooting death of ...[read more]
October 5, 2013
by Julie Deisher
Provincial police in eastern Afghanistan reported that at least five civilians were killed Friday night in a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) airstrike near Jalalabad. NATO spokesman Lt. Col. William Griffin confirmed that Afghan and Coalition forces carried out a precision strike in ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
The US military was in strategic command of the international effort in Libya at first, with the launch of Operation Odyssey Dawn on March 19, 2011. Operation Odyssey Dawn officially ended on March 31, with the US handing over control of the effort to NATO. According to opponents of US involvement ...[read more]
March 19, 2013
by Blake Lynch
Ahmed Qaddaf al-Dam, cousin of Muammar Gaddafi, was arrested at his home Tuesday in central Cairo by Libyan forces. The arrest of Qaddaf al-Dam coincides with the second anniversary of the air campaign commenced in Libya by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) that assisted rebels in ...[read more]
February 8, 2013
by Arjun Mishra
On February 8, 2008, a French court sentenced Jean Marie Le Pen, the leader of France's right wing National Front party, to three months in jail for minimizing the Nazi occupation of France during World War II. The sentence included a 10,000 euro fine and was in response to Le Pen claiming that ...[read more]
May 14, 2012
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) should acknowledge civilian casualties from air strikes in Libya and investigate possible unlawful attacks, Human Rights Watch (HRW) urged Monday. In a 76-page report, "Unacknowledged Deaths: Civilian Casualties in NATO's Air Campaign in Libya," HRW ...[read more]
April 13, 2012
by Matthew Pomy
The Pakistani Parliament on Thursday approved recommendations for redefining the government's relationship with the US and NATO, including calling for an end to CIA drone strikes. The new plan comes in response to the incidental drone strike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers in November. The 14- ...[read more]

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