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Hoover Daily Report by topic: International Law

September 30, 2011 | Townhall

Prosecuting Israelis?

Many close observers of Palestine’s bid for statehood at the U.N. believe their primary motive is to join the International Criminal Court and seek charges against Israel for war crimes in Gaza. But it’s not at all clear that will happen...
September 23, 2011 | Washington Times

Palestinians eye a can of courtroom worms

Backdoor approach to statehood through ICC won’t work...
August 1, 2011 | Policy Review

The Gaza Flotilla and International Law

Further politicization of the global legal system...
August 30, 2010 | Townhall

Politics Masquerading as Law

Spanish courts are once again exercising their political muscle in the name of international law...
August 22, 2010 | Foreign Affairs

Aggression in the Court

The idea of holding national leaders to account for waging wars of aggression has moral appeal and historical pedigree. But whether the International Criminal Court can try such cases is a thornier issue...
June 11, 2010 | National Review Online

Helen Thomas, Turkey, and the Liberation of Israel

The world cares deeply about refugees, disputed territory, and divided cities — when Israel is involved...

June 6, 2010 | Financial Times (registration required)

Turkey is making a play for regional power

In the Middle East nothing is ever what it seems. We have heard that the Gaza flotilla was on a humanitarian mission. Well, five of the six ships were, unloading their cargo in the Israeli port of Ashdod, but the Mavi Marmara was not, provoking an Israeli assault...

June 2, 2010 | Talk of Connecticut

Dan Lovallo and Peter Berkowitz

Dan talks to Hoover senior fellow and Isreal expert, Peter Berkowitz...

June 1, 2010 | Policy Review

Understanding the Geneva Conventions

In law schools — as well as in public discourse and at the highest levels of government — international law, particularly the law of armed conflict, has become a hot topic...

May 6, 2010 | Opinio Juris

Can the ICC Prosecutor Investigate Gaza? ICC Prosecutor Opens the Debate

Last year, the Palestinian National Authority filed a declaration accepting the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court. This declaration is controversial, to say the least...