The fall-out of President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal (JCPOA) has led to Iran suing the U.S. before the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Note that I have previously reported that Iran had already…Read More
International Law & Sanctions
On 25 January 2017, the New York Times reported that President Trump is preparing executive orders that would clear the way to reduce the U.S.’ role in the UN and other international organizations. Further, this review would begin a process to review and potentially abrogate certain forms of multilateral treaties. If President Trump goes ahead with the plans, this would not only be a radical departure of current U.S. global commitments, but also have serious implications for the ability of international organizations, especially the UN, to execute their important work in regard to international security.
Iran Starts Proceedings against U.S. at ICJ On the 15th June 2016, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), released a press statement that Iran has started legal proceedings against the U.S. Despite the lifting of…