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Ukraine: The Stakes Can Not Be Higher

April 20, 2022

Editors Note: Nicholas Rostow is Senior Partner, Zumpano, Patricios & Popok, PLLC, New York, [Zumpano, Patricios, FL], Visiting Professor of Law, Cornell Law School, and Senior Research Scholar, Yale Law School. He served as Legal Adviser to the National Security Council, 1987-93, and Senior Policy Adviser and General Counsel to the U.S. Ambassador to the […]

Lamps On! Reflections on the EU

July 5, 2018

On August 3, 1914, the eve of British entry into World War I, Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey told a friend that “[t]he lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our life-time.” I begin this reflection on the European Union with this famous observation because it encapsulates […]

Targeted Killing of Terrorists

December 31, 2015

The struggle against terrorism—more specifically, the effort to prevent terrorist attacks—has raised difficult legal and policy issues including so-called targeted killing, or the killing of specific individuals because of their involvement in terrorist organizations and operations. As we shall see, this form of targeted killing involves domestic and international legal authorities and policy and prudential […]