Monthly Archives: August 2010

German Law Journal: Kosovo in the ICJ

The current issue of the German Law Journal is looking at the Kosovo case, analyzing the July 2010 opinion of the International Court of Justice. This is the first comprehensive analysis of the Court’s recent opinion. This month’s issue covers … Continue reading

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Debate on Bundeswehr Reform Kicks Off

With Minister of Defence zu Guttenberg revealing his plans to modernize the German armed forces, the Bundeswehr, on Monday, the summer break is officially over. The minister kicked off what will become a foreign policy debate touching on the very … Continue reading

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Mandatory Conscription to be Dropped?

The future of the German armed forces, the “Bundeswehr”, has been an issue of debate for many years. How can the country provide for a modern army, capable and equipped to carry out its duties in missions abroad? The need … Continue reading

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Alleged Mossad Spy Set Free

Israel’s secret service is suspected to have killed a senior Hamas leader, Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, in Dubai in January 2010. According to the Dubai police, one of the 11 members of the hit squad that allegedly were Mossad agents carried a … Continue reading

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Conservative wants Turkey in EU

The British Prime Minister David Cameron made it very clear on a recent visit to Turkey: He wants the country to become an EU member soon. Cameron implicitly criticized his conservative colleagues on the continent, Chancellor Merkel and French President … Continue reading

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