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International Law and Foreign Relations

Lea en español International Law: An Overview International law consists of rules and principles governing the relations and dealings of nations with each other, including relations between states and individuals, and relations between international organizations.  Generally, international law is characterized as either public international law or private international law. Public international law addresses questions of the […]

US officials arrest accused Nazi guard

US officials on Tuesday arrested [criminal complaint] 89-year-old Johann Breyer on charges that he was a Nazi SS guard at Auschwitz and Buchenwald during World War II. Breyer has admitted to serving at Auschwitz but claims that his service was involuntary and that he did not take part in any killings. Breyer was arrested [NYT […]

China counters US claims with own charges of cyber espionage

China’s state-controlled media released Tuesday a report that claims the U.S. hacked into Chinese systems using phishing attacks. During the last two months, U.S. based servers took control of about 1.2 million Chinese computers, resulting in the stealing of trade secrets and fraud, the report said.

Cuba – U.S. Relationship Beginning to Thaw?

By Anayat Durrani Dec. 8, 2009 The Bay of Pigs Invasion. The Cuban Missile Crisis. The Cuban Trade Embargo. These are all major footnotes in the nearly five decades of virtually non-existent relations between the United States and Cuba; however, that all appears to be changing. Under the Obama administration, there are signs that the […]

Extradition: criminal law in foreign countries

Extradition, or releasing a suspect from one country to another for purposes of criminal investigation or sentencing, is generally a matter of diplomacy and a gesture of goodwill from one country to another. But arrangements can also be formalized in treaties between nations. The U.S. has extradition treaties with many countries; here is a current […]