Series Archives: BDS and International Law

Law – 1

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series BDS and International Law

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series BDS and International LawIn the discussion that ensued in the comments section of a recent posting, I made a pretty big blunder in the heat of debate regarding a particular aspect of international law (similar to one I made in haste in a different debate […]

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Law – 2

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series BDS and International Law

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series BDS and International LawUntil very recently, “international law” consisted of agreements (treaties, alliances, trade deals) negotiated between individual nations to cease hostilities, form alliances, or define political and economic spheres of influence.  While “nations” might refer to tiny city states of a few hundred thousand people […]

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Law – 3

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series BDS and International Law

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series BDS and International LawIt’s easy to criticize and even condemn multi-national institutions, even the most successful of them. For example, today historians agree that NATO represents one of the most successful political and military alliances in human history.  But during its entire history, many leaders (American […]

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Law – Fini

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series BDS and International Law

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series BDS and International LawOne of the most powerful objections one could raise to the critique I’ve been making regarding Israel and international law would be that it is a “shooting the messenger” – style argument.  “So what if the institutions condemning Israel as being in […]

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