Dishing Up International Law a la Carte | Consortiumnews

Dishing Up International Law a la Carte | Consortiumnews

Official Washington honors international law when it’s politically useful, such as in condemning a global adversary, but then dismisses it as useless if it gets in the way of some desired U.S. action. This “international law a la carte” undermines the concept’s fundamental value, says Lawrence Davidson.

International law is vital to the welfare of every man, woman and child on this planet, although the vast majority of them do not know this is so.

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