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Just War or Just Peace?

Humanitarian Intervention and International Law

Simon Chesterman

Oxford Monographs in International Law

  • The most thorough analysis of the legal and political implications of the doctrine of humanitarian intervention available
  • Contains an integrated historical analysis that establishes the historical themes that run up to the present day
  • Covers both unilateral and multilateral interventions
  • Thorough and critical analysis of UN Security Council practice in authorizing the use of force through the 1990s

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