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Defining Terrorism in International Law

Ben Saul

Oxford Monographs in International Law

  • The first book devoted to the problem of defining terrorism in international law
  • Comprehensive coverage of all major attempts to define terrorism since the 1920s
  • Considers what conduct should be excluded from the definition, including deciding when political violence is, or is not, permissible
  • Examines treaty and customary law, the practice of the UN and regional organizations, and national laws
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