The politics of justifying force : the Suez crisis, the Iraq War, and international law

The potential engagement of British forces in military action often leads to intense public debate. This book assesses the public legal justifications for such operations. It critiques the idea that using international legal norms to justify decisions on the use of force will necessarily result in f...

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Main Author: Peevers, Charlotte
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2014, 2014
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Summary:The potential engagement of British forces in military action often leads to intense public debate. This book assesses the public legal justifications for such operations. It critiques the idea that using international legal norms to justify decisions on the use of force will necessarily result in fewer instances of military intervention
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9780191766886