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Recourse to Force : State Action against Threats and Armed Attacks.

Author/Creator:
Franck, Thomas M.
Publication:
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (219 pages)
Series:
Hersch Lauterpacht Memorial Lectures
Hersch Lauterpacht Memorial Lectures ; v.15
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Subjects:
Self-defense (International law).
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
The book relates changes in law and practice regarding the UN Charter of 1945 to changing public values.
Contents:
Cover
Half-title
Series-title
Title
Copyright
Dedication
Contents
Acknowledgments
1 The United Nations' capacity for adapting to radical changes of circumstance
The legacy of Sir Hersch Lauterpacht
The use of force under the UN Charter system
Adaptability of the Charter as a quasi-constitutional instrument
War in the pre-Charter era
The Charter's constraints on violence
Anticipated problems in banning violence: between the desiderata of perpetual peace and perfect justice
The drafters' vision
2 Use of force by the United Nations
The Charter and uses of force
Collective use of armed force: original intent
The practice: uncoupling Article 42 from Article 43
The role of the General Assembly: original intent
Adapting General Assembly powers: "Uniting for Peace"
Inventing "Chapter 6 1/2"
Expanding the concept of threats to the peace, breaches of the peace, and acts of aggression
3 The original parameters of self-defense
Self-defense: the drafting history
Analyzing practice of collective self-defense
4 Self-defense against state-sponsored terrorists and infiltrators
Israel-Egypt (1956)
OAS-Dominican Republic (1960)
Israel-Lebanon (1982)
US-Nicaragua (1980-1986)
Turkey-Iraq (1995)
The law of countermeasures against terrorism
5 Self-defense against ideological subversion
Warsaw Pact-Hungary (1956)
US-Dominican Republic (1965)
USSR-Czechoslovakia (1968)
Conclusions
6 Self-defense against attacks on citizens abroad
Belgium-The Congo (1960, 1964)
Turkey-Cyprus (1964)
US-Dominican Republic (1965)
Israel-Uganda (1976)
US-Grenada (1983)
US-Egypt (1985-1986)
US-Libya (1986)
US-Panama (1989)
US attack on Iraqi Intelligence Headquarters (1993)
US-Afghanistan and Sudan (1998)
Conclusions.
7 Anticipatory self-defense
The typology
Anticipatory use of force in self-defense as a legal concept
Anticipatory self-defense: post-Charter practice
The Cuba missile crisis (1962-1963)
Israeli-Arab War (1967)
Israel-Iraq (nuclear reactor) (1981)
Conclusions
8 Countermeasures and self-help
The "self-help" dilemma
Self-help: post-Charter practice
Israel-Argentina (1960)
India-Portugal (1961)
Turkey-Cyprus (1974)
Morocco (Mauritania)-Spain (1975)
Indonesia-East Timor (1975)
Argentina-UK (Malvinas/Falklands) (1982)
Conclusions
9 The "purely humanitarian" intervention
Definition
Humanitarian intervention: post-Charter practice
India-Bangla Desh (1971)
Tanzania-Uganda (1978)
Vietnam-Kampuchea (1978-1979)
France-Central African Empire (1979)
France, UK, and US-Iraq (the Kurds, 1991)
ECOMOG-Liberia, Sierra Leone (1989-1999)
NATO-Yugoslavia (Kosovo) (1999)
Conclusions
10 What, eat the cabin boy? Uses of force that are illegal but justifiable
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Franck, Thomas M. Recourse to Force
ISBN:
9780511157950
9780521820134
OCLC:
70743310