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From Korea to Kuwait: Britain and Coalitions of the Willing

Nigel D. White

in Democracy goes to War: British Military Deployments under International Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199218592
eISBN:
9780191705595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218592.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The deployment of large numbers of British troops to both Korea in 1950 and to Kuwait in 1990 followed similar domestic and international legal paths, though the political contexts were quite ... More


The Applicability of Economic and Social Rights to the UN Security Council

Nigel D. White

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Action

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217908
eISBN:
9780191705380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217908.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the applicability of economic, social, and cultural rights (ESC rights) to the UN Security Council, to determine whether it is bound to respect human rights law generally, and ... More


International Court of Justice

Magdalena Forowicz

in The Reception of International Law in the European Court of Human Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592678
eISBN:
9780191595646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592678.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The case law and Statute of the International Court of Justice have filled important gaps in the Court's case law. They have also constituted important milestones in the Court's interpretation and ... More


Lawbreaker or Lawmaker? Britain and International Law on the Use of Force

Nigel D. White

in Democracy goes to War: British Military Deployments under International Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199218592
eISBN:
9780191705595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218592.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter gives an account of the current debate on the international rules governing the use of military force, its approach differs from the normal approach in that seeks to discern the rules ... More


The Identification of a Threat

Alexander Orakhelashvili

in Collective Security

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199579846
eISBN:
9780191725302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579846.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines, in a comparative perspective, the institutional perceptions of threats to be addressed by collective security institutions, which provides the cause of action if collective ... More


Institutionalizing the Implementation of State Responsibility in Counterterrorism ContextsThe Interplay between the Security Council and International Legal Norms

Vincent-Joël Proulx

in Institutionalizing State Responsibility: Global Security and UN Organs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199680399
eISBN:
9780191760297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680399.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter delivers a methodical examination of the Security Council’s role in counterterrorism and global security contexts, with particular emphasis on its suitability to interpret and apply ... More


Cyber Operations and the jus ad bellum

Marco Roscini

in Cyber Operations and the Use of Force in International Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199655014
eISBN:
9780191747991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655014.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This Chapter discusses how the UN Charter’s provisions on ius ad bellum apply to cyber operations. It explores if a cyber operation amounts to a ‘use of force’ and is thus prohibited by Article 2(4) ... More


Navigating the Unilateral/Multilateral Divide

Gregory H. Fox

in Jus Post Bellum: Mapping the Normative Foundations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685899
eISBN:
9780191765841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685899.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter warns of the dilemma facing the nascent jus post bellum should it seek to regulate all actors in a post-conflict environment: the unilateral/multilateral divide. This manifests itself in ... More


Protection of Civilians, Responsibility to Protect, and Humanitarian Intervention: Conceptual and Normative Interactions

Scott Sheeran and Catherine Kent

in Protection of Civilians

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198729266
eISBN:
9780191796180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729266.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The chapter finds that humanitarian intervention is now a largely abandoned idea, but one still necessary in the absence of Security Council reform. It argues that the Responsibility to Protect ... More


The Evolution of the UN Collective Security System

Haidi Willmot

in Protection of Civilians

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198729266
eISBN:
9780191796180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729266.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The chapter examines changes in three key aspects of the collective security system: (a) the mechanism for determining aggression and deciding response measures; (b) the determination of threats to ... More


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