By Paul Bedard | 11/07/13 03:47 PM
Satisfied that it has muted Syria’s chemical weapon arsenal, the administration is turning its focus on the humanitarian plight of families caught in the nation’s civil war zone and is demanding that the Assad regime let relief operations and doctors in. U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power told...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/05/13 09:21 PM
The same day the White House touted Syria's agreement to destroy its chemical weapons as a major accomplishment of President Obama's second term, the envoy to the United Nations suggested Syria may be not be fully cooperating by keeping some chemical weapons supplies secret. Samantha Power,...
By Sean Lengell | 11/05/13 06:49 PM
Crimes involving illicit love triangles, revenge, poisoned doors and a treaty on chemical weapons typically aren't the Supreme Court's bailiwick. But on Tuesday, the justices sifted through the details of an unusual case in which international law was used to convict a jilted wife. Carol Anne...
By Joel Gehrke | 10/30/13 03:50 PM
Justice Department attorneys are advancing an argument at the Supreme Court that could allow the government to invoke international treaties as a legal basis for policies such as gun control that conflict with the U.S. Constitution, according to Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas.
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