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Tag archive for "international law"

Update — United Nations Reform

Leave a Comment 03 June 2005

By Martin Leatherman & Newsdesk.org staff The United Nations faces louder calls for reform as the Iraqi oil for food scandal unfolds, and is under new pressure after the failure of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty summit and the nomination of...

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Pinochet: new charges follow abuse report

Comments Off 24 November 2004

A report issued earlier this month in Chile found that 35,000 people were abused by the Pinochet regime. The document also says the junta operated "dozens" of secret facilities, engaged in extreme and varied torture, and systematically targeted...

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U.S. Presidency Shapes War Crime Tribunals

Leave a Comment 28 October 2004

By Jennifer Hamm THE HAGUE -- Luis Moreno-Ocampo has diamonds on his mind. As chief prosecutor of the new International Criminal Court, he's been investigating the use of "blood diamonds" to help fund civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo....

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U.S. Courts Tackle Foreign Abuses: Energy corporations question “law of nations”

1 Comment 26 July 2004

By Jennifer Huang | World Power I: Business & Law A 215-year-old law originally written to address piracy and crimes abroad against American ambassadors is at the heart of litigation targeting some of the world's largest energy...

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A Cold War Legacy of Persian Gulf Conflict: “Oil as the Future”

Leave a Comment 19 March 2003

By Jennifer Huang | World Power III: Geopolitics page 3 of 3 Critics cite a January 16 article in the Wall Street Journal, describing a meeting between State Department officials and oil company executives. "The Bush administration is eager...

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A Cold War Legacy of Persian Gulf Conflict: This Means War

1 Comment 19 March 2003

By Jennifer Huang | World Power III: Geopolitics Page 2 of 3 Cold War Legacies In 1983, under President Ronald Reagan, the Rapid Deployment Joint Task Force became the Central Command, the instrument of American military policy in the...

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Natural Gas Burns, and Communities Cry Foul

1 Comment 11 December 2002

By Jennifer Huang | World Power II: Environment When 19th century entrepreneurs began drilling and refining oil, natural gas was an unwelcome byproduct. The fledgling industry lacked the pipeline technology now used to capture and transport...

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Natural Gas Burns: A Global Concern

Leave a Comment 12 November 2002

By Jennifer Huang | World Power II: Environment Page 4 of 4 While the debate rages in Nigeria and Alberta, flares continue to burn around the world. According to Dr. Chris Elvidge, a scientist at the National Atmospheric and Oceanic...

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Natural Gas Burns: Alberta’s “Sour Gas”

Leave a Comment 12 November 2002

By Jennifer Huang | World Power II: Environment Page 3 of 4 In Alberta, Canada, many oil and gas operations are located near towns and farms, sometimes less than a kilometer away. Residents blame a rash of severe public health and...

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Natural Gas Burns: In Nigeria, Markets define policy

1 Comment 12 November 2002

By Jennifer Huang | World Power II: Environment Page 2 of 4 According to the World Bank's 1995 report "Defining an Environmental Development Strategy for the Niger Delta," about 187 cubic meters of associated gas billows forth with every cubic...

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