Why Israeli Rule in the West Bank Is Legal under International Law

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An interview with Professor Eugene Kontorovich by Sarah Haetzni-Cohen A version of this interview first appeared in Hebrew in Makor Rishon on March 23, 2018. Professor Eugene Kontorovich is the head of the international law department of the Kohelet Policy Forum and a fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. He teaches at the Law Faculty of Northwestern University. Born in Ukraine, Professor Kontorovich spent most of his adult life in the United States. Several years ago, he moved to Israel with his family. Q: From the viewpoint of international law, how can the legal position of Judea and

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League of Nations Mandates and Subsequent Nation State Borders

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Eugene Kontorovich is a Professor at Northwestern University School of Law whose research spans the fields of constitutional law, international law, and law and economics. He is an expert in international jurisdiction and criminal law, and has written extensively about the legal aspects of the Israeli-Arab conflict. Key moments in the video below include notes about the British Mandate of Mesopotamia, Mesopotamian Mandate, and the French Mandate for Lebanon and Syria.

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Why Israeli Rule in the West Bank Is Legal under International Law

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An interview with Professor Eugene Kontorovich by Sarah Haetzni-Cohen A version of this interview first appeared in Hebrew in Makor Rishon on March 23, 2018. Professor Eugene Kontorovich is the head of the international law department of the Kohelet Policy Forum and a fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. He teaches at the Law Faculty of Northwestern University. Born in Ukraine, Professor Kontorovich spent most of his adult life in the United States. Several years ago, he moved to Israel with his family. Q: From the viewpoint of international law, how can the legal position of Judea and

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