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Time warp to 1945 -- Resurrection of the reprisal and anticipatory self-defense doctrines in international law
Widespread adoption of the U.N. Charter in 1945 outlawed warfare and pre-empted prior customary laws of war allowing such. Two of these dormant customs, reprisal and anticipatory self-defense, sporadically attempted to ...
Understanding September 11th -- An international legal perspective on the war in Afghanistan
America's military response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks was an invasion and occupation of Afghanistan, toppling the Taliban government and pursuing al Qaeda remnants. This action was covered by Article 51 of the U.N. ...