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The Iraq War and international law

The Iraq War and international law

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Published by Hart Pub. in Oxford, Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Iraq War, 2003- -- Law and legislation.,
  • War (International law)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Phil Shiner and Andrew Williams.
    ContributionsShiner, Phil., Williams, Andrew, 1963-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKZ6795.I73 I73 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiii, 352 p. ;
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22697108M
    ISBN 101841136697
    ISBN 109781841136691
    LC Control Number2008279312

    The war in Iraq and international law by Gerry Simpson This is an interesting paper by Gerry Simpson in which he makes an in-depth analysis of justifications given by US and allied forces for waging war against Iraq in Get this from a library! The costs of war: international law, the UN, and world order after Iraq. [Richard A Falk] -- In this book, the author brings together some of his recent essays, published and unpublished, examining the impact that the Iraq War has had and will have on international law, human rights, and.

    International Humanitarian Law in the Iraq Conflict Measures in Law and Practice, Speeches and Proceedings of the Red Cross Symposium, , 11– 6 While not of interest for this article, it should not be forgotten that the repeated US and UK air strikes since September , after three years of interruption, in the air ex-.   The book specifically critiques the idea of the 'politics of justification', which argues that deploying international legal norms to justify governmental decisions resulting in the use of force necessarily constrains government actions, and leads to fewer instances of military : Charlotte Peevers.

    Iraq War, also called Second Persian Gulf War, (–11), conflict in Iraq that consisted of two phases. The first of these was a brief, conventionally fought war in March–April , in which a combined force of troops from the United States and Great Britain (with smaller contingents from several other countries) invaded Iraq and rapidly defeated Iraqi military and paramilitary forces.   How the law now responds and develops in the light of these matters will be of fundamental global importance for the 21st century and an issue of considerable political and legal concern. This book explores this legal territory by examining a number of issues fundamental to the future direction of international law in the War's :


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The decision by the US and UK governments to use military force against Iraq in and the subsequent occupation and administration of that State, has brought into sharp focus fundamental fault lines in international : Hardcover.

Chapter 1 studies the relationship between war and international law. Chapter 2 looks at the controversy over the Iraq War and concludes that there is `no evidence of any involvement by Iraq' in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Chapter 3 debates the issues of international law and morality raised by the two wars and their implications for human by: Rule of Law in War places international law at the centre of the transformation of United States counterinsurgency (COIN) that occurred during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

It claims international law matters more than is often assumed and more than we have previously been able to claim, contradicting existing theoretical : Hardcover.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxxiii, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: The Iraq War and international law: by way of an introduction / Andrew Williams --The Iraq War, international law and the search for legal accountability / Phil Shiner --The challenges of counter-proliferation: law The Iraq War and international law book policy of the Iraq intervention / Daniel H Joyner --The Iraq War.

In The Costs of War, Richard Falk brings together some of his recent essays, published and unpublished, examining the impact that the Iraq War has had and will have on international law, human rights, and by: The Iraq War and international law.

[Phil Shiner; Andrew Williams;] -- The decision by the US and UK governments to use military force against Iraq in and the subsequent occupation and administration of that State, has brought into sharp focus fundamental fault.

Download Citation | Book Review: The Iraq War and International Law | A review of The Iraq War and International Law edited by Phil Shiner and Andrew Williams. Oxford, Hart Publishing, This book places international law at the centre of the transformation of United States counterinsurgency (COIN) that occurred during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

It contradicts existing theoretical assumptions and claims international law matters more than is often assumed and more than we have previously been able to claim. In particular, the book contends international law matters in a Author: Travers Mcleod.

Abstract. Many international legal scholars and foreign governments have argued that the recent war in Iraq violated international law.

This paper, published as part of an Agora in the American Journal of International Law, criticizes this view on two by: of International Law’ () 17 Leiden Journal of International Law 6 Robin Sharwood, ‘The Rule of Law and War: The Conflict with Iraq’ (Speech delivered at an Institute for Comparative and International Law Public Seminar, The University of Melbourne, Australia, 17 March ).

7 Bailey and Ball, above n 1, File Size: KB. 7 Toward the end of the Gulf war, Iraq brutally suppressed Kurdish insurrections in Iraqi Kurdistan, causing the flight of hundreds of thousands of civilians to Iran and Turkey. In response, the Security Council adopted SC Res.

(Apr. 5,), which condemned “the repression of the Iraqi civilian population” and found that the consequences of such repression caused “a massive flow of Cited by: About The Iraq War and International Law.

The decision by the US and UK governments to use military force against Iraq in and the subsequent occupation and administration of that State, has brought into sharp focus fundamental fault lines in international law.

The decision to invade, the conduct of the war and occupation and the mechanisms used to administer the country all challenge the international legal community.

Next up is a book that provides very good background for what happened. The Old Social Classes and the Revolutionary Movements of Iraq is seen as a landmark study of Iraq’s social formation during the 20th century.

Hanna Batatu was the great Iraqi historian – a man of perception and gigantic knowledge of the social, sectarian and ethnic background in Iraq.

Many international legal scholars and foreign governments have argued that the recent war in Iraq violated international law. This paper, published as part of an Agora in the American Journal of.

The Iraq War and International Law Phil Shiner, Andrew Williams The decision by the US and UK governments to use military force against Iraq in and the subsequent occupation and administration of that State, has brought into sharp focus fundamental fault lines in international law.

It argues that a detailed understanding of how that language is deployed, both in private and in public, is essential to gaining a deeper understanding of the role of international law in domestic politics.

This book will be illuminating reading for scholars and students the use of force in international law, historians, and media by: 8.

In The Costs of War, Richard Falk brings together some of his recent essays, published and unpublished, examining the impact that the Iraq War has had and will have on international law, human rights, and democracy. A new introduction provides an overview as well as a sense of the current context and reflects on the internal prospects for Iraq and on the logic of an early US military and Cited by: The decision by the US and UK governments to use military force against Iraq in and the subsequent occupation and administration of that State, has brought into sharp focus fundamental fault lines in international law.

The decision to invade, the conduct of the war and occupation and the mechanisms used to administer the country all challenge the international legal community placing it.

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THE IRAQ WAR AND INTERNATIONAL LAW, edited by Phil Shiner and Andrew Williams, constitutes the engagements of twelve international lawyers in such a discourse. The thirteen essays collected in the volume (Williams has two contributions) cover a broad range of issues including. The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, has stated that the leaked US documents on the war in Iraq point to serious breaches of international human rights law.

Pillay is urging US and Iraqi authorities to investigate all the allegations, which include summary executions of civilians and torture of detainees, to bring to justice to those responsible. This book explains why the Iraq War took place, and the war's impacts on Iraq, the United States, the Middle East, and other nations around the world.

It explores conflict's potential consequences for future rationales for war, foreign policy, the United Nations, and international law Cited by: 9.Chapter 2: War in International Law, the general prohibition and primary exceptions.

The United Nations Charter [6] establishes a legal framework for the use of military force in international law. Almost all states are signatories to this Charter, including the United Kingdom, the United States and indeed Iraq.