The extraordinary nature of the 1994 massacres in Rwanda gave rise to the need for “complete justice”, operating judicial processes on several levels.
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China and the UN’s Peace Keeping Operations: Defending Sovereignty Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 4, Winter 2015
China has become one of the main personnel contributors for UN peace keeping operations, and the principal contributor among the permanent members of the Security Council.
For a long time, Ethiopia was the only African country to escape colonization, but over recent decades the country has suffered a string of economic crises, a violent revolution, and Eritrea’s secession. The current government launched a massive development plan which is starting to show sign...
The Right to Compensation at the ICC: Promises and Uncertainties Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 4, Winter 2015
The establishment of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has made it possible for the victim to be fully recognized in international trials, with the assertion of the right to compensation for acts of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes.
The Atlantic Partnership’s Trial of Multipolarity: End of Illusions Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 4, Winter 2015
European solidarity seems to be breaking down just as Europe is becoming a lesser factor in American strategy and alongside the proliferation of divergent poles affirming the differences of interests on the international scene.
International Criminal Justice at 70: Between the Iron and Golden Ages Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 4, Winter 2015
The modern principle of international criminal justice goes back to Nuremberg and its highly specific historical context. The 1990s marks a decade of renaissance, for former Yugoslavia and Rwanda in particular.
Assessing the Achievements of International Criminal Justice / A New Era of Oil Abundance? Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 4, Winter 2015
Born from the ashes of two world wars, the concept of international criminal justice took nearly half a century to become anchored in institutions and legal concepts that are independent of specific conflicts. The International Criminal Tribunal for the...
From 2014 to 2015, the price of oil fell.
Having been formed in large part by the legacy of the post-independence diplomatic process, by forced withdrawal during the civil war and fixation on a few regional issues, Algerian diplomacy has to redefine itself in a rapidly changing world.