The former chief of staff to Colin Powell believes the Syrian government may not be responsible for last week's chemical attack and that the president's response violated international law .
President Donald Trump shocked the world by ordering a missile strike in Syria. Not everyone thinks the American military action was justified.
Efforts are being made in Congress to give President Barack Obama the formal authority to conduct airstrikes in Syria against ISIL.
In 2009, the former head of the international law department of Israel's military establishment, Daniel Reisner, said that "International law progresses through violations. We invented the targeted assassination thesis and we had to push it."
Just as in the case of Osama bin Laden's death last May, some major concerns have cropped up in the international community about the circumstances that led to Libyan leader Col Moammar Gadhafi's end on Thursday Specifically, whether the killing of Gadhafi might have been carried out in (more).
A U.S.-based human rights group published a report Tuesday calling on foreign governments to prosecute George W. Bush and some of his chief officials in light of a growing body of evidence of war crimes. (more)
Before the invasion of Iraq, British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw's top legal adviser warned that the use of force was "contrary to international law" and "would amount to the crime of aggression." (continued)
Judging by the senator's voting record and her position on matters of international law and human rights, political scholar Stephen Zunes believes Hillary Clinton is poised to carry on the legacy of a certain prior occupant of the White House if she's elected next November -- and it's not the one you might think.