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The Trouble With Treasure: Historic Shipwrecks Discovered In International Waters

BY CATHRYN HENN — For many, images of ancient brutish pirates exploring the open sea with a bottle of rum in hand, a parrot on shoulder, and a treasure map where “X” marks the spot — all conjure up an air of excitement, mystery and romance. Despite these fanciful characters being long gone to the […]

Not In It For The Long Run: China’s Solution For Compliance With Trips Requires More Than a Nine-Month Campaign

BY DEVON SPENCER — From the beginning of the Communist era in 1949, China has seen its economy develop into what it is today, a global power. In 2009, China was the United States’ (hereinafter U.S.) second-largest trading partner, accounting for 14.5 percent of the U.S.’s total trade market. Read More

The Paradox of Impartiality: A Critical Defense of the International Criminal Tribunal For Rwanda

BY DANIEL KOOSED — In the misty mountainside city of Arusha, Tanzania, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (the “ICTR” or the “Tribunal”) is developing a body of law that has never existed before: the law of genocide. Read More