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International Laws and Treaties

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  • Constitution explicit in approval of treaties

    It's possible that negotiations with Iran regarding that country's nuclear intentions will conclude with an agreement that could affect the future of the civilized world. If that happens, the U.S. Constitution comes into play. In Article 2, it states that...
  • GOP senators do a disservice to the nation and the Constitution

    GOP senators do a disservice to the nation and the Constitution
    Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and the 46 other GOP Senators who took it upon themselves to lecture the Iranian government on the provisions of the U.S. Constitution are themselves in need of some remedial schooling on not only the Constitution but on the...
  • Republicans' letter to Iran is far from unprecedented

    Republicans' letter to Iran is far from unprecedented
    The Obama administration has excoriated Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and 46 other Republicans for writing to Iran’s leaders informing them of the Senate’s constitutional role in approving international agreements. Vice President Joe Biden went...
  • Better trade deals

    Better trade deals
    Better trade deals With negotiators closing in on a major and hotly disputed trade pact for the Pacific region, the Obama administration is pressing Congress again to pass a bill that would require an up-or-down vote on the agreement with no...
  • Two trade pacts would help firms sell abroad, support U.S. jobs

    Two trade pacts would help firms sell abroad, support U.S. jobs
    Since our blue-and-yellow can first hit store shelves in San Diego in 1958, WD-40 Multi-Use Product has become a household item around the globe. Our company now supports thousands of jobs in the United States. But we weren't always the size we are today....
  • Iran leader says GOP senators' letter implies U.S. 'not trustworthy'

    Iran leader says GOP senators' letter implies U.S. 'not trustworthy'
    Iran’s foreign minister on Tuesday said that a letter from 47 Republican senators warning that any agreement on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program must receive congressional approval suggests that the U.S. is “not trustworthy.”...
  • GOP senators send warning to Iran over nuclear talks

    GOP senators send warning to Iran over nuclear talks
    Republican lawmakers warned Iranian leaders on Monday that any nuclear deal they cut with President Barack Obama could expire when he leaves office. The White House denounced the move to undercut the international negotiations as a "rush to war."...
  • China is Obama's trump card in push for Pacific Rim trade pact

    WASHINGTON — As the White House looks to wrap up years of negotiations on a highly contested Pacific Rim trade pact, administration officials are increasingly casting the agreement as vital to helping the U.S. face its most daunting economic rival:...
  • Legal expert quits panel investigating possible war crimes in Gaza

    Legal expert quits panel investigating possible war crimes in Gaza
    Facing Israeli charges of bias, international legal expert William Schabas resigned as head of a United Nations panel investigating allegations of war crimes during last summer's conflict in the Gaza Strip. The move came before an examination of Israeli...
  • Trade agreement would aid former U.S. enemies

    I completely agree with Rick Daugherty's Your View regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. Over the last 40 years, these types of agreements have eliminated many U.S. jobs and have lowered our standard of living, while providing little...
  • U.S. has no idea how many fugitives Cuba's harboring

    U.S. has no idea how many fugitives Cuba's harboring
    The United States does not know how many fugitives are in Cuba. Nobody tracks it. Nobody even routinely asks for the return of those wanted on serious federal charges, much less more common state offenses, the Sun Sentinel has found. Law enforcement...