The Persistent Advocate and the Use of Force : The Impact of the United States upon the Jus ad Bellum in the Post-Cold War Era

Christian. Henderson
Nettressurs Engelsk 2010 · Electronic books.

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Farnham : : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, , 2010.
1 online resource (226 p.)
Description based upon print version of record. . - Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; List of Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 Assessing Impact upon the Jus ad Bellum; PART I The Use of Force Under the Auspices of the United Nations Security Council; 3 The Functioning of the United Nations Collective Security System: The Authorization Technique; 4 The Unilateral Determination of Authority (I); 5 The Unilateral Determination of Authority (II); PART II The Use of Force in Self-Defence; 6 Self-Defence and Terrorism: The Harbouring Standard of Attribution; 7 The Doctrine of Pre-Emptive Self-Defence; 8 Conclusion; Postscript; Index . - The Persistent Advocate and the Use of Force provides a comprehensive, dispassionate empirical analysis and assessment of the discernible impact that the US has had upon the jus ad bellum in the post-Cold War era. It offers a much needed examination of one of the most controversial issues of international law in recent times and will be of key interest to scholars and practitioners of legal and political studies.

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