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Sunday, March 25, 2007

The Left and International Law

Ok, one more law-related link. But it's an good one for those of you confused by threats of violations of the UN Charter and wondering what happened to U.S. sovereignty. From Kingdom of Chaos: The Left and International Law:
In the United States, a treaty (such as, say, the UN Charter), stands on the same basis as Federal legislation. This means that its obligations, so far as the US are concerned, can be modified by subsequent legislation, even if this amounts to a “violation” of the treaty. The international position of the US on such a treaty is a political matter, to be resolved between sovereign governments.


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