Whose Sovereignty? Empire Versus International Law [Full Text]
Where there is an imperial project afoot (on the part of the United States) to develop a version of global (cosmopolitan) right to justify its self-interested interventions, it is dangerous to abandon the default position of sovereignty and the principle of nonintervention in international law.
Author(s): Jean L. Cohen
Interim Imposition [Full Text]
Can a disastrous policy of illegally invading and occupying a distant country without a legitimate casus belli nevertheless have some good as its unintended consequence? Yes, but one should not generally count on it.
Author(s): Andrew Arato
Occupation as Liberation: International Humanitarian Law and Regime Change [Abstract]
The law of military occupation, a doctrine developed at a time when war itself was not illegal, became something of an embarrassment after the UN Charter established a broad prohibition on the use of force.
Author(s): Simon Chesterman
Toward Establishing a Universal Basic Health Norm [Abstract]
"In this article, I argue that under current resource constraints, institutional arrangements seeking to ensure commonly accepted egalitarian goals would engender the decrease of health status of many who do not currently enjoy particularly high levels of health."
Author(s): Arnab K. Acharya