In this Orion Talks podcast, Dr. Richard Falk discusses the position of international law and United Nations vis a vis the Ukraine conflict and ongoing humanitarian crisis. He talks about plausible solutions to minimize human suffering and evaluates two sides’ positions for a potential ceasefire or peace deal. He concludes the conversation with his remarks on China’s relationship with Russia and United States and its vital role in the global dynamics and security in the long term.
Richard Falk is a Professor Emeritus of International Law and Practice at Princeton University, where he was a faculty member for 40 years. Between 2008 and 2014, he served as UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in the Palestinian territories. He is a prolific writer and the author or editor of more than 50 books, mainly dealing with international relations and global justice.