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Akande on the Legality of Humanitarian Intervention

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Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 12:36 PM

Dapo Akande has a pithy analysis of the legality of humanitarian intervention at EJIL: Talk!  Akande notes that “there is very little State support for the view that international law permits States to use force in other States on humanitarian grounds.”  He adds: The UK is of course one of the few States that does . . .
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Arming Syrian Rebels: Lethal Assistance and International Law

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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 10:00 AM

On the Sunday talk shows, various members of Congress exhorted the United States to increase its assistance to the Syrian rebels, whether by providing them with additional (lethal) equipment, or by establishing a no-fly zone, or by entering Syria to secure its chemical weapons caches.  Last night the Post reported that the Executive Branch is seriously . . .
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