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Law on the use of force against non-state actors

One of international law’s primary objective is the maintenance of international peace and security, yet the world remains an unsafe world.  One tool that international law has to achieve its […]

The Nonconsenting Innocent State: The Problem With Bethlehem’s Principle 12

(2013) 107 American Journal of International Law 570
There has, in recent years, been a body of scholarly work which asserting that a State has the right to use force in […]

Security Council, the use of force and regime change: Libya and Cote d’Ivoire

(2012) 37 South African Yearbook of International Law 22
In 2011, the Security Council adopted the now famous resolution 1973, which authorized the use of force against Libya and led to […]

On the Al Qaida/Taliban Sanctions Regime: Due Process and Sun Sets

2011 10 Chinese Journal of International Law 771
The Al Qaida sanctions regime was established by the Security Council to address the threat posed by Al Qaida. However, this sanctions has […]