This essay inquires whether John Locke’s stands on prerogatives still applicable in the liberal constitutional democracy. First, the essay analyzes how prerogatives work in a modern liberal constitutional framework. Second, it argues whether there is a need for an extra-legal prerogative in a modern liberal constitutional democracy. Locke argues that the deficit within the legislature is the Read More…
Janakan Muthukumar discusses the standing of ISIS under international law by examining the ISIS’s locus of political authority.
This article analyzes the link between women’s rights and the notion of R2P in a conflict/ post-conflict situation. In so doing, this article suggests that recognizing WPS while implementing every phase of R2P is necessary to address atrocities against women during and after conflict.
Janakan Muthurkumar reflects on the politics and diplomacy around the 2% defence spending requirement that has been a live issue in recent years