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Ghadafi talk… int’l current events and opinion Ruled for 43 years “In the int’l system we don’t have common enemies or friends, all we have  is common interest” Democracy is about more than political parties and voting, it’s about  dignity,  opportunity, and security. The average American has not starved. Fear about Libya, that it could become another Somalia Absence of government led to piracy   no government to enforce the law How is Int’l Law made? Where can I find it? Part II: Sources of Int’l Law Article 38 of the  International Court of Justice Takes cases  only between states  and intergovernmental organizations  like the United States ICJ is the authority in terms of international law 1.  Int’l Treaties o Bi-lateral ejemplos fishing, acid rain treaties entre US and Canada 
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o Multi-lateral  WTO UN Charter Law of the Sea ICC Treaty Vienna Convention NAFTA (US, CANADA, MEXICO) For every IGO, there is an int’l treaty 2.  Int’l Customs Unwritten, respected o Customs can be elevated into treaties Ex diplomatic law 3.  General Principles of Law o “no one can be a judge, and a party to the dispute” 
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