"Largely a symbolic motion [which] shows how deeply polarized American politics has become." International Security expert Dr. Georg Lofflmann comments on the resolution passed by the House of Representatives to curtail President Trump's powers to wage war against Iran.
Dr Trevor McCrisken, Associate Professor, US Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick comments on the Iranian missile attack on a US air base in Iraq.
"If we are interested in the de-escalation of the situation, then we must put forward the possibilities for peaceful settlement which international law has to offer. " Dr Christine Schwobel-Patel, Associate Professor in Warwick Law School, sets out the tests that international law applies to the right of self-defence for states, and the potential consequences of claiming this right.
"Whether Trump has anything resembling an actual strategy vis-à-vis Iran is highly doubtful." International Security expert Dr Georg Löfflmann comments on the escalating tensions between the US and Iran.