Colonel Liron Libman, Former Head of the Israeli IDF International Law Department, Responds to my Post

By Dan Joyner via Arms Control Law Colonel Libman was responding to my post from last Thursday regarding Steve Walt’s recent FP piece. However, I wanted to give Col. Libman’s comment, and my response to it, their own post.  I’ll first copy Col.… Continue Reading  

Dan Joyner: Mousavian Proposal “meets reasonable interests and expressed desires of both sides”

The founder of the Arms Control Law blog, Dan Joyner, provides a favorable examination of a proposal for ending the impasse over Iran’s nuclear program that was made by former lead Iranian negotiator Hossain Mousavian to David Ignatius this week: This proposal includes… Continue Reading  

Will Iran be the United States’ Melos?

One of the most depressing aspects of all the talk about Israel or the United States destroying Iran’s nuclear facilities (and much else besides, no doubt) is the near absence of any reference to international law. Even so distinguished an… Continue Reading