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Arbitration
SWOT analysis
Strengths
Chance to elevate dispute
Weaknesses
Cost
Difficulty of framing terms/compromis
Stakeholder buy-in? Universal binding?
Opportunities
Force Japan to justify scientific whaling
Open another front
Sidestep current logjam
Threats
Stakeholders/countries may not like/support outcome
May delay/derail other options

Litigation
Strengths
Provisional measures
Weaknesses
Against background of badly worded ICRW
Procedural difficulties
Conflicting IWC resolutions
Who controls IWC?
Opportunities
Force Japan to justify scientific whaling
May force negotiations/consultation
Threats
May delay/derail other resolution options
Loss may encourage Japan, give diplomatic boost
May force Japan as country into corner