Reappraising the Resort to Force
International Law, Jus Ad Bellum and the War on TerroreBook - 2010
A number of commentators assert that the military response to the terrorist atrocities of 11 September 2001 - encompassing attacks on Afghanistan and Iraq, and commonly referred to as the 'war on terror' - has significantly impacted upon the international law regulating resort to armed force by states (jus ad bellum), loosening the constraints on self-defence. Some even suggest that the very future of the United Nations, in particular the Security Council and its collective security system, is at risk - at least in its current form. This book does not address the question of the future of the.
Publisher: Portland, Or : Hart Pub., 2010
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 176 pages)