Is the U.S. walking away from the World Court over Iran?

U.S. President Donald Trump (R, center) chairs a meeting of the United Nations Security Council held during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 26, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz - HP1EE9Q17F7D4

Fellow Scott Anderson discusses U.S. withdrawal from the 1955 Treaty of Amity with Iran that is the claims brought against the U.S. by Iran to the International Court of Justice. Anderson discusses how this decision aligns with the Trump Administration’s disengagement from international institutions and how this actually undermines sovereignty, rather than strengthens it.

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