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Dubai Under Water – Extreme Climate Ratifications on Legal Framework

By: Kostika Kosova Introduction: Dubai, a bustling metropolis nestled in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has long been renowned for its ambitious development projects and vibrant economy. However, the growing specter of climate change has manifested itself in Dubai in the form of increasingly frequent, severe, and or extreme weather events. From scorching heatwaves to […]

Tides of Chance: Exploring the Consequences of China’s UNCLOS Ratification for U.S. Maritime Interests

By: Ammar Asad Introduction Amid the ever-changing landscape of international diplomacy, China’s engagement with the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is a major transformation. This key development could chart a new course for international maritime policy and influence, with considerable implications for U.S. maritime interests across the expansive and dynamic […]

Crisis and Compassion: How International Humanitarian Law Applies to the Collapse of Gaza’s Healthcare System

By: Lakshmi Sanmuganathan Amidst Israel’s ongoing military campaign in Gaza, Palestinians continue to bear the brunt of civilian casualties. Since October 2023, more than 29,000 Palestinian civilians have been killed and another 70,000 injured. Further, systematic attacks on hospitals, limited humanitarian access, and blockades on vital medical supplies have significantly hindered the capacity of Gaza’s […]

Global Nuclear Energy Development Signals  Commitment to Reducing Fossil Fuels

By: John Dennis Winding down the energy industry’s dependence on fossil fuels will likely require a collective global effort to adopt and embrace nuclear energy. At last year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 28) held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, various nations engaged in talks regarding their dedication to developing nuclear power, recognizing the […]