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Title Recourse to force : state action against threats and armed attacks / Thomas M. Franck.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2002.


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 205 pages)
Series Hersch Lauterpacht memorial lectures
Hersch Lauterpacht memorial lectures.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject United Nations -- Armed Forces.
United Nations.
Nations unies.
Self-defense (International law)
Intervention (International law)
Genre Electronic books.
Contents 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.
Summary In this book Professor Franck tracks various conflicts since 1945 which have contributed to the extensive interpretation of the UN Charter by the UN's principal political institutions. He examines the law pertaining to the use of force againt subversion and terrorism, and the need to balance peace with justice.
Other Title Print version: Franck, Thomas M. Recourse to force. Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2002 0521820138