Terrorism, State Responsibility, and the Use of Military Force
Travalio, Greg, Altenburg, John, Chicago Journal of International Law
We have been told on countless occasions that we are at war against international terrorism. Casualties, both civilian and military, mount in this war-the most noteworthy terrorist attack produced more casualties than the attack on Pearl Harbor. Our military forces are engaged in a multitude of ways, from direct combat overseas, to advising friendly governments and their militaries, to assisting domestic law enforcement.1 We are advised that this war, like the Cold War before it, will be a long and difficult struggle.
But if we are at war, it is a very different kind of war. Our enemies are not the soldiers of a state. In fact, following the military defeat …
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Publication information: Article title: Terrorism, State Responsibility, and the Use of Military Force. Contributors: Travalio, Greg - Author, Altenburg, John - Author. Journal title: Chicago Journal of International Law. Volume: 4. Issue: 1 Publication date: Spring 2003. Page number: 97. © University of Chicago Law School Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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