• Hubris

    Further Evidence As To Why America’s Word Cannot be Trusted

    Source: New Eastern Outlook September 9, 2017 James ONeill Recent events confirm the long held view of many that adherence to international law is, for the Americans, at best an optional extra rather than being an essential component of conduct between States. The first example relates to the current standoff between the US and North Korea. Article 2 (3) of the UN Charter, a document the US was instrumental in formulating, requires that: “All members shall settle their international disputes by peaceful means….” Article 2 (4) further provides that: “All members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity …..of any…