An Argument for the International Recognition of Liberland

Christopher Balch, Vol. 37 Associate Editor Along the shores of the Danube and wedged between Croatia and Serbia there exists a small tract of territory unclaimed by either nation.[1]  Enter Vit Jedlicka and his proclamation of the nation of Liberland complete with a constitution, a flag, and a motto, which is appropriately “to live and […]

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The P5: An Abuse of Power

Melanie Capuano Vol. 37 Online Content Editor Vol. 36 Associate Editor The United Nations Security Council has five permanent members (“P5”): China, the United Kingdom, Russia, France, and the United States. According to the predominant theory, and a recent ICJ advisory opinion, the General Assembly has the power to admit a new state only if […]

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