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Is Boehner’s Netanyahu Invite Unconstitutional?

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by Peter Spiro John Boehner has invited Bibi Netanyahu to address Congress. There's a modern tradition of foreign leaders appearing before the legislature (list here). I'm willing to bet that every single one of those appearances was pre-cleared with the State Department or White House in advance. I'm no student of Middle East politics, but […]

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International Law Ten Years Later — On the Ground and In the Academy

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by Peter Spiro You know you’ve reached a certain age when you start saying, “I remember when. . .” Well, I remember when international law was considered a legal chimera and an academic backwater. Policymakers would take it into account in only a limited set of circumstances, and then usually only where it was consistent […]

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Kuwait Bulk-Orders Comoros Citizenship for Stateless Bidoon

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by Peter Spiro Citizenship for sale schemes have become an increasingly common phenomenon at the retail level as the rich from non-Western states look to upgrade their travel privileges. The likes of Malta, Cyprus, and St. Kitts have had some success selling citizenship to plutocrats from Russia, China and other non-visa waiver countries. The revenues […]

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Zivotofsky and the Disaggregated State

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by Peter Spiro Transcript of today’s argument here. Scalia, Roberts, and Alito are siding with petitioner (and Congress), Kagan and Sotomoyor are with the Government. Breyer, Ginsburg, and Kennedy didn’t tip their hands clearly one way or the other. A lot of speech-related framings. Zivotofsky’s lawyer argued that allowing “Israel” as a choice for those […]

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