Refugees Are a Vital Part of the Modern Nation-State

The refugee crisis has been arguably the news story of the last year. Like every news-story, it has settled down into a tit-for-tat dialectic and has assured its own propagation. What I mean by that is that the big picture is barely even conceived, not to mind discussed, and so the problem, since it is not understood,…

A Journey to the Dark Side of International Law

International law can be shown to be unworkable by invoking a three pronged model of law. While the institution and administration of law do not pose fundamental problems for international law, the third component, the political power wielded, must do so. It is argued that this is not just a problem in practice but in…