In this episode of the Promise Institute Podcast, Promise Institute Faculty Director Asli Bâli talks with Jennifer Trahan, Ambassador David Scheffer and Mohammad Al Abdallah about Professor Trahan's new book: Existing Legal Limits to Security Council Veto Power in the Face of Atrocity Crimes. With a particular focus on the situation in Syria, they discuss the UN Security Council veto to block action in the face of atrocities and discuss Professor Trahan's proposals.
Jennifer Trahan is a Clinical Professor at NYU's Center for Global Affairs and Director of their Concentration in International Law and Human Rights.
David Scheffer is a former US War Crimes Ambassador.
Mohammad Al Abdallah is the Executive Director of the Syrian Justice and Accountability Center.
You can buy Professor Trahan's book Existing Legal Limits to Security Council Veto Power in the Face of Atrocity Crimes from Cambridge University Press here.