Just Or Unjust War?: International Law and Unilateral Use of Armed Force by States at the Turn of the 20th Century
A timely study of the traditional theory of just war in the light of modern principles of international law relating to the prohibition of force repeatedly stressed by the UN General Assembly. Karoubi (Tehran Universities, Iran) in particular assesses the actions of the US and UK in the Persian Gulf and the Balkans beginning in 1996, arguing that t
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