It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do.
Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts of the citizens.
Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do.
Maybe it won’t get that far, but those who care about these international law disputes think China and the U.S. are on a collision course because both sides hew closely to contradictory readings of international law. One would assume the conflict won’t go nuclear.