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Recourse to Force State Action Against Threats and Armed Attacks

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ISBN-10: 0521820138

ISBN-13: 9780521820134

Edition: 2002

Authors: Thomas M. Franck

List price: $124.00
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The UN Charter of 1945 prohibits all use of force by states except in the event of an armed attack or when authorized by the Security Council. This text provides an extensive interpretation of nearly sixty years of the UN Charter of 1945 in practice.
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Book details

List price: $124.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/24/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 220
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

The UN's capacity for adapting to radical changes of circumstance
Use of force by the United Nations
The original parameters of self-defence
Self-defence against state-sponsored terrorists and infiltrators
Self-defence against ideological subversion
Self-defence against attacks on citizens abroad
Anticipatory self-defence
Countermeasures and self-help
The 'purely humanitarian' intervention
What, eat the cabin boy? Uses of force that are illegal but justifiable