Wednesday, October 16, 2013

But will that stop Obama?

US Senate Decisively Rejects U.N. Arms Trade Treaty

The State Department accepts under the customary international law of treaties that the U.S. is bound not to violate the “object and purpose” of a signed but unratified treaty. Both Senate and House letters reject this assertion.

The Administration has also implied that it can implement the ATT through its existing authorities and without new appropriations.

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