ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law


Ralph Wilde


Since 1945, international organizations have come to play a major role in international and national affairs. All states (apart from the Vatican City) are members of the United Nations and subject to the binding resolutions of the Security Council, such as the series of resolutions imposing a broad range of obligations relating to activities prescribed as 'terrorist';' many states are subject to the jurisdiction of international courts and tribunals, from the WTO dispute settlement process to the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea