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John Quigley

John Quigley

Professor John Quigley provides context to ongoing Palestinian conflict at UN Security Council

As one of the more experienced and knowledgeable people in the area of international law, it should come as no surprise that Professor John Quigley was recently invited to speak at the United Nations Security Council in New York on the continuing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  

Quigley, who graduated from Harvard Law School in 1966, joined the faculty at Moritz in 1969 and said in preparing for such a speech, he wanted to present a side of the discussion that has not been offered.

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Deliberately sailing into areas China considers as territorial waters is not a good idea

Professor John Quigley recently published an op-ed that was picked up by outlets such as the Los Angeles Times, Arizona Daily Sun and more. His article titled, “Deliberately sailing into areas China considers as territorial waters is not a good idea,” discusses the current tensions in the waters just off the Philippines coast that are claimed by China. 

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Despite panicked predictions, ISIS is not a threat to the West

“To the extent that ISIS still poses a threat, there is much that can be done to counter it,” Quigley writes. “ISIS exploits our own actions in the Middle East to recruit new adherents.”

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If the US succeeds in expanding NATO it would set the stage for another Cold War

“Expanding NATO encourages Russia to be defensive and to feel the need to protect itself,” Quigley writes. “In 1939, the Soviet Union invaded Finland out of fear that Nazi Germany might make a move into Finland. To date, NATO has expanded significantly into Eastern Europe, creating in the Kremlin the same jitters it felt in 1939.”

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The Statehood of Palestine: International Law in the Middle East Conflict

In the midst of recent debates on the question of the statehood of Palestine and its recognition by the United Nations, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Professor John B. Quigley turned to international law to argue Palestine […]

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Professor Quigley expected to participate in forum sponsored by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee

Professor John Quigley will participate as a panelist in a public policy forum sponsored by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Nov. 1 from 2 to 4 p.m.  The forum is designed to discuss the legality of the Iraq […]

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