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Aslı Ü. Bâli
Hossein Mousavian has served as visiting research scholar at Princeton University’s Program on Science and Global Security from 2009 to the present. Prior to this position, he held numerous positions in the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including director-general of its West Europe department and ambassador to Germany from 1990 to 1997. Ambassador Mousavian was also head of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran during both ...Keep Reading »
[This is the fourth part of a six-part series associated with a Jadaliyya roundtable discussing the relevance of occupation law to the Palestinian-Israel conflict at this historical juncture. Participants include Darryl Li, Lisa Hajjar, Nimer Sultany, Asli Bali, AhmedKeep Reading »
Aslı Ü. Bâli is Acting Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law. She teaches Public International Law, International Human Rights and a seminar on the Laws of War. She joined the UCLA faculty from the Yale Law School where she was the Irving S. Ribicoff Fellow in Law and Coordinator of the Middle East Legal Forum. A graduate of Williams College, Cambridge University, where she was a Herchel Smith Scholar, and the Yale Law School, Bâli also holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Politics at Princeton University. After graduating from law school, she worked for the United Nations in Gaza and then for the World Bank in the West Bank. She also spent several years in private legal practice in New York and Paris, where, in addition to representing a variety of corporate clients, she engaged in extensive pro bono work relating to immigration, civil liberties, and international human rights. Bâli’s research interests span the areas of international law, international relations and the comparative law and politics of the Middle East.
“The Paradox of Judicial Independence: Constitutional Transition and the Turkish Example,” in The Virginia Journal of International Law (Winter 2011) (forthcoming).
“Beyond Legality and Legitimacy: Intervention and the Eroding Norm of Nonproliferation,” in The Legality-Legitimacy Debate in International Law (Oxford University Press, 2011) (forthcoming).
“American Overreach: Strategic Interests and Millennial Ambitions in the Middle East,” 15 (2) Geopolitics (co-authored with Aziz Rana) 210-238 (2010).
“From Subjects to Citizens? The Shifting Paradigm of Electoral Authoritarianism in the Middle East,” 1 (1) Journal of Middle East Law & Governance 39-89 (2009).
“Standing at the Nuclear Precipice: Iran,” Standing at the Nuclear Precipice (eds. Richard Falk and David Krieger) (2008).
“Scapegoating the Vulnerable: Preventive Detention of Immigrants in America's ‘War on Terror,’” 38 Studies in Law, Politics and Society 25-69 (2006).
“Justice Under Occupation: Rule of Law and the Ethics of Nation-Building in Iraq,” 30 Yale Journal of International Law 431 (2005).
“International Law & Rights-Based Remedies: Settlements in the Israel-Palestine Conflict,” 28 Hastings International and Comparative Law Review 387 (2005).
“International Law and the Challenge of Terrorism,” 9 Journal of Islamic Law and Culture (2004).
“Changes in Immigration Law and Practice After September 11: A Practitioner's Perspective,” 2 Cardozo Public Law, Policy and Ethics Journal 161 (2003).
“Stretching the Limits of International Law: The Challenge of Terrorism,” 8 ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law 403 (2002).
“Unpacking Turkey’s ‘Court-Packing’ Referendum,” Middle East Report (November 2010)
“The Expansion of Preventive Detention of Immigrants in America’s ‘War on Terror’,” 5 Adalah’s Review (Journal of the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel) (2009).
“The US and the Iranian Nuclear Impasse,” 36 Middle East Report 12 (Winter 2006).
“International Law at the Vanishing Point,” 36 Middle East Report Vol. 34 (Winter 2006). (with Richard Falk).
“Standing at the Nuclear Precipice: Iran,” 26 INESAP Information Bulletin 72 (June 2006).
“Washington-Baghdad: Le dessous des cartes” (Washington-Baghdad: What’s In The Cards), 91 Politique Internationale 161 (2001).
“La crise irakienne de l’hiver 1997-1998: l’enlisement de la politique americaine” (The Iraqi Crisis of Winter 1997-1998), 160 Monde Arabe: Maghreb/ Machrek 105 (1998) (with Loulouwa Rachid).
Book review of: From Occupation to Interim Accord: Israel and the Palestinian Territories, 23 Yale Journal of International Law 575 (1998).]
Book review of: Reluctant Neighbor: Turkey’s Role in the Middle East, 23 Yale Journal of International Law 579 (1998).
Book review of: The New UN Peacekeeping: Building Peace in Lands of Conflict After the Cold War, 21 Yale Journal of International Law 249 (1996).
“The drawbacks of intervention in Libya” (with Ziad Abu-Rish), Al Jazeera English, March 20, 2011. (http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/opinion/2011/03/201132093458329910.html)
“Solidarity and Intervention in Libya” (with Ziad Abu-Rish), Jadaliyya, March 16, 2011. (http://www.jadaliyya.com/pages/index/907/solidarity-and-intervention-in-libya)
“Anti-Authoritarian Revolution and Law Reform in Egypt: A Roundtable,” Jadaliyya, February 24, 2011.
“On International Intervention and the Dire Situation in Libya” (with Ziad Abu-Rish), Jadaliyya, February 23, 2011.
“The Fake Moderation of America’s Moderate Mideast Allies” (with Aziz Rana Foreign Policy in Focus, February 4, 2011. (http://www.fpif.org/articles/the_fake_moderation_of_americas_moderate_midea. st_allies) Reprinted under different titles at: http://mondoweiss.net/2011/02/supporting-democracy-in-the-middle-east- requires-abandoning-a-vision-of-pax-americana.html; and
“Turkey’s Referendum: Creating Constitutional Checks and Balances,” Foreign Policy,
September 15, 2010. (http://www.merip.org/mero/mero110510.html)