RESPONSIBILITY OF STATES
150. International Delinquencies. -- For a failure to observe its international obligations, as also for a positive violation of the rights of other members of the international community, a State is internationally responsible.1 Such act of commission or omission is called an International Delinquency.2
International delinquencies should also be distinguished from unfriendly or merely discourteous acts. For examples of international delinquencies, see 1 Oppenheim, §§ 155, 162-63.
On "State Responsibility for Acts of State Organs," see especially * Borchard, §§ 75-81; 1 Hyde, §§ 286-88; 6 Moore, Digest, §§ 998-1018; and 1 Oppenheim, §§ 157-63.
It should be noted that the international responsibility of a State "does