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Journal of Conflict & Security Law – Volume 24, Issue 3, Winter 2019

Journal of Conflict & Security Law - Volume 24, Issue 3, Winter 2019

Journal of Conflict & Security Law Volume 24, Issue 3, Winter 2019 Print ISSN: 1467-7954, Online ISSN: 1467-7962 @j_csl @OUPAcademic The Journal of Conflict & Security Law (JCSL) is a thrice yearly peer-reviewed journal aimed at academics, government officials, military lawyers, and lawyers working in the area, as well as …

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International Affairs – Volume 95, Issue 4, July 2019

International Affairs - Volume 95, Issue 4, July 2019

International Affairs Volume 95, Issue 4, July 2019 ISSN: 0020-5850, EISSN: 1468-2346 @IAJournal_CH @ChathamHouse @OUPAcademic International Affairs is one of the world’s leading journals of international relations and one of the few to cover the entire discipline. Founded by and edited at Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs …

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The Attack on Syria and the Contemporary Jus ad Bellum

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Attack on Syria and the Contemporary Jus ad Bellum The United States, Britain, and France have attacked various chemical weapons facilities in Syria. Even before they acted, a number of commentators claimed that any such attack would be internationally unlawful. Below, I explain why that claim is too simplistic …

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An International Use of Force in Salisbury?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

An International Use of Force in Salisbury? In the afternoon of Sunday, 4 March, Mr Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found slumped on a park bench in Salisbury. Mr Skripal is a former Russian agent convicted of espionage for the West, exchanged in a spy swap and brought …

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The Legality Surrounding the US Strikes in Syria

OpinioJuris

The Legality Surrounding the US Strikes in Syria by Nancy Simons [Nancy Simons is a Belgian lawyer and serves on the International Bar Association’s Drones Task Force. Her professional background lies in international law generally. She has worked at a number of international non-governmental organisations and the International Criminal Tribunal …

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América Latina durante la discusión sobre armas químicas en Siria del Consejo de Seguridad de Naciones Unidas

Nicolas Boeglin

AMÉRICA LATINA DURANTE LA DISCUSIÓN SOBRE ARMAS QUÍMICAS  EN SIRIA DEL CONSEJO DE SEGURIDAD DE NACIONES UNIDAS Foto de la representante de Estados Unidos ante Naciones Unidas, Nikki Haley, durante sesión sobre el supuesto ataque con armas químicas en Siria, extraída de nota de UN Dispatch El 12 de abril …

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United States’ Missile Strikes in Syria: Should International Law Permit Unilateral Force to Protect Human Rights?

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

United States’ Missile Strikes in Syria: Should International Law Permit Unilateral Force to Protect Human Rights? A bounty of recent blog posts have poured over the legality of the Trump administration’s missile strikes against a Syrian airbase in response to President Bashar al-Assad’s use of chemical weapons (see, e.g, here, …

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US Strikes against Syria and the Implications for the Jus ad Bellum

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

US Strikes against Syria and the Implications for the Jus ad Bellum The blogosphere is abuzz with reactions to the U.S. strikes against Syria. My guess is that most international lawyers will agree with Marko Milanovic that the strikes were unlawful. Article 2(4) of the Charter prohibits the use of …

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The Clearly Illegal US Missile Strike in Syria

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

The Clearly Illegal US Missile Strike in Syria Yesterday, the United States launched a missile strike against an airbase of the Syrian armed forces, in response to the recent chemical attack that the US claims was launched from this airbase. This is the first time that the US has directly …

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The Use of ‘Do it Yourself’ Barrel Bombs under International Law

The Use of ‘Do it Yourself’ Barrel Bombs under International Law Among the continuing horrors reported from Syria, it is the use of certain weapons that time and again makes the headlines. While the use of chemical weapons led to an important response from the international community, in recent months …

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Security Council Requires Scheduled Destruction of Syria’s Chemical Weapons, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2118 (2013) – S/RES/2118

Security Council Requires Scheduled Destruction of Syria’s Chemical Weapons, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2118 (2013) The full text of Security Council resolution 2118 (2013) reads as follows: “The Security Council, “Recalling the Statements of its President of 3 August 2011, 21 March 2012, 5 April 2012, and its resolutions 1540 (2004), …

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Resolución 2118 Consejo de Seguridad – S/RES/2118 – Security Council Requires Scheduled Destruction of Syria’s Chemical Weapons, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2118 (2013)

Security Council Requires Scheduled Destruction of Syria’s Chemical Weapons, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2118 (2013) The full text of Security Council resolution 2118 (2013) reads as follows: “The Security Council, “Recalling the Statements of its President of 3 August 2011, 21 March 2012, 5 April 2012, and its resolutions 1540 (2004), …

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