США заподозрили Россию в размещении крылатых ракет – В Кремле отрицают нарушение договора о РСМД

Kommersant, 15 February 2017 Россия в нарушение договора 1987 года разместила ракеты средней дальности в двух точках на своей территории, сообщил Reuters источник в администрации Дональда Трампа. Тем самым он подтвердил вышедшую днем ранее статью в The New York Times на ту же тему. Источник уточнил, что в последнее время «проблема стала намного серьезнее», так…

Why Did Trump Pick a Fight with Putin Over the Nuclear Weapons Treaty?

By Joe Cirincione Published in “Defence One” February 9, 2017 President Donald Trump has already picked a fight with Russia’s Vladimir Putin over nuclear weapons and the New START treaty. It is a curious battle to choose. The treaty enjoys the overwhelming backing of America’s top national security leaders and military commanders. Trump reportedly didn’t know what…

Between Prosperity and Destruction: A Modern Interpretation of the Right to Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy in Light of the Protection of Human Rights and Future Generations

by Daniel Rietiker Abstract: This chapter takes a new approach to the right to use nuclear energy for peaceful purposes. The pros and cons of nuclear energy will be assessed in light of human rights standards, whereby civil as well as economic, social and cultural rights will be equally taken into account. Contrary to environmental…

IALANA Bids Farewell to Judge Weeramantry

A giant of the law, Christopher Gregory Weeramantry, died peacefully at his home in Sri Lanka on January 5, 2017. He was everything a lawyer could be: barrister, professor, judge. From 1967 to 1972 he served as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) and then as  a judge of the…