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Why did Nicaragua file a case against only Germany at the ICJ?

The United States has imposed numerous targeted sanctions, including asset blocking sanctions and visa restrictions, on members of the Nicaraguan government, legislature, and judiciary, along with ...
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Attitudes to man-made famine in WW1

I think it is a mistake to view the situation in 1918 through the lens of the genocide convention, let alone call it man-made. A century ago, food supplies were generally much more precarious than ...
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Attitudes to man-made famine in WW1

Not between the wars. In fact, the UK & France pushed for that to be expressly legal then, although the US disagreed (at least under Hoover). Later on, IDK, but then there were then many other ...
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Why did Nicaragua file a case against only Germany at the ICJ?

To file a case against Germany is the best way to get some publicity - with low possible impact, with low or no risk - and nearly no cost. Although the US help for Israel was and is bigger, a case ...
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Why did Nicaragua file a case against only Germany at the ICJ?

Unclear why the US was left out, but the BBC says Germany took the #2 spot in weapon sales to Israel in 2023, with about 1/3 of the value -- around $325 million. (I'm guessing that doesn't include ...
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Why does the election worker cover the slot on a ballot box?

It doesn't seem to be an effective measure to stop any deliberate malpractice and I could really find anything stating that it's mandatory. The best I could find is that it's a sign of "clearance&...
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