Ruth Wedgewood

Professor of Law, Johns Hopkins University

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Professor of Law and Diplomacy at Johns Hopkins University and and director of its International Law and Organizations program; member of the Defense Policy Board and the United Nations Human Rights Committee

Ruth Wedgewood on KCRW

Yesterday, President Obama promised to work with other nations to " halt the rise of piracy " in the Indian Ocean.

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Yesterday, President Obama promised to work with other nations to " halt the rise of piracy " in the Indian Ocean.

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In the hours since President Obama promised to " halt the rise of piracy ," four more ships from the Philippines, Liberia, Greece and Togo have been attacked in the Indian Ocean, off…

Piracy: The Legacy of a Failed State

In the hours since President Obama promised to " halt the rise of piracy ," four more ships from the Philippines, Liberia, Greece and Togo have been attacked in the Indian Ocean, off…

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In the aftermath of World War II, the United States was known for generosity to allies and former enemies.

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In the aftermath of World War II, the United States was known for generosity to allies and former enemies.

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