Background papers, Political Commentary

The EU Needs a Considered Security Legal Refugee/Asylum Seeker Screening methodology not “Stop Soros”

In contrast to my last analysis  of Hungry's regressive "Stop Soros" law, I do believe that over all these years of refugee influx, the huge secretariat sitting in the EU and its various organizations should have developed a consulted, considered security screening framework to sort out applicant refugees. After all Europe cannot absorb unfettered immigration.… Continue reading The EU Needs a Considered Security Legal Refugee/Asylum Seeker Screening methodology not “Stop Soros”

International Law, Political Commentary

Hungary’s “Stop Soros” Law a Definitive Challenge to EU Human Rights Charter

When Hitler started his rant on the MASTER-RACE, most European leaders stuck their heads in the sand and did not react as vociferously as they should have; they chose the road of appeasement. Today Hungary is feeding into a megalomaniac's distorted view of the refugee influx into Europe, a man who has been able to… Continue reading Hungary’s “Stop Soros” Law a Definitive Challenge to EU Human Rights Charter

International Law, Political Commentary

Foreign Policy Implications of US’ Withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Commission

It is not as simple as just removing yourself from the UN Human Rights Commission, particularly if you are the USA. The US is the bastion and the main proponent of all human rights and human rights provided a soft policy building blocks for all US foreign policy for near to 70 years. Why withdraw… Continue reading Foreign Policy Implications of US’ Withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Commission

Background papers, International Law, Political Commentary

International Law and Exceptionalism: Russia and the US

The ravages of World War II had put a finer point on the need for the emergent community of nations to maintain a strong collective commitment to international norms and conventions. This created the bedrock for the United Nations and the international legal system in the immediate aftermath. Challenges quickly emerged as Communism and religious… Continue reading International Law and Exceptionalism: Russia and the US