Just War, Unjust Means?
Bouchet-Saulnier, Francoise, The World Today
INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW AFTER SEPTEMBER 11
Israeli actions against the Palestinians, US bombing in Afghanistan and the intervention of Russia's armed forces in Chechnya all have something in common: the fight against terrorism. They also share something else: a refusal to recognise the relevance of humanitarian law to this type of conflict.
SINCE SEPTEMBER 11, THE IDEOLOGICAL face-off which created the Cold War balance of power has rematerialised in the form of a kar' on terrorism and the `axis of evil: The same pattern applies and was set out by President George Bush, who solemnly declared that this was a global war and that each country, each region, had to …
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Publication information: Article title: Just War, Unjust Means?. Contributors: Bouchet-Saulnier, Francoise - Author. Magazine title: The World Today. Volume: 58. Issue: 8/9 Publication date: August/September 2002. Page number: 26+. © Royal Institute of International Affairs Mar 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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