Established to hold trials for crimes committed during the Yugoslav wars in the 1990s, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has vacillated between its punitive purpose and writing the history of this period.
De-radicalization and the Prevention of Radicalization in Germany, Great Britain and Denmark Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 4, Winter 2015
To date, a few thousand Europeans have left Europe to join jihadi fighters in Syria and Iraq. Several hundreds of them have already returned. To deal with this phenomenon, some countries have developed radicalization prevention and de-radicalization programs.
American Presidential Elections: What the Primaries are Telling us Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 4, Winter 2015
The presidential primaries have begun, and have quickly become a target for much criticism.
Over the last few years both the United States and Russia seem to have changed their conception of how to deploy force.
The extraordinary nature of the 1994 massacres in Rwanda gave rise to the need for “complete justice”, operating judicial processes on several levels.
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.