In Foreign Policy, he explodes some sentiments popular on campus and beyond, such as the supposed contrast between the Obama Administration's reverence for international law and its predecessor's contempt for it; the idea that international law has shown itself a reliable way to make the world safer and protect human rights; the notion that Europeans are more respectful of it than the U.S.; and more.
Eric Posner on the myths of international law
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