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Unformatted text preview: Consult sources that are substantial Books, journal articles You can use newspaper articles and two page papers as supplementary sources. It will be difficult to write a 12 page essay if you only use these sources. The use of force and international law What does the un charter say about the use of force? International law does NOT say that states must refrain from war and use of force However, it does say when the use of force is legitimate and when it is illegitimate Use of force we think of war World war I World war ii The iraq war The Afghanistan war The Korean conflict The Vietnam war Act of intimidation has sometimes been labeled as gunboat diplomacy, also brinkmanship a form of low intensity conflict Example: the Cuban missile crisis But what is a low intensity conflict ? Insurgent groups are protected in one state. The insurgents cross over into one state, conduct terrorism, guerilla warfare then go back to their safe haven state Example: Pakistan and india Factors we look at to see if use of force is legitimate: The first standard we look at is...
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course GOVT 446 taught by Professor 446professor during the Spring '11 term at George Mason.
- Spring '11