In the Independent, 3 September 2013
Amid all the arguments over whether and in what circumstances military action against Syria might be in accordance with international law, do not forget that there is at present no means of definitively answering the question. There should be an international court to reach a judgment on which everyone could rely.
N.B. the version of the letter sent to the Independent included, in the last sentence, the words “in a timely manner”