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Published: 15 September 2008

430 Pages

ISBN: 9780199239153

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International Law and the Use of Force

Third Edition

Christine Gray

Foundations of Public International Law

  • A new edition of this leading title on the use of force
  • Thoroughly examines rapidly changing State practice in this controversial area
  • Covers not only the use of force by states but also UN enforcement and peacekeeping action and regional action
  • Offers accessible introductory analysis of cross-disciplinary interest

New to this Edition:

  • Examines the implications of the 2006 Israel/Lebanon conflict and of Ethiopian intervention in Somalia
  • Increased coverage of the doctrine of pre-emptive self-defence in light of recent UN reports
  • Analysis of recent major ICJ cases including the decision on the Israeli security wall

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