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IntlLaw Subjects - Actors States IntlOrganizations(IOs)...

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Actors States Int’l Organizations (IOs) Individuals State 3 conditions of a state o Territory No requirement of the minimum Smallest is Vatican City (Holy Sea) Has diplomatic relations w/ over 100  countries o Population No requirement Republic of Nuru had 6,500 people o Government De Jure Int’l Law requires and supports  governments that came into power through  political participation De Facto Governments that came into power  through force American  law  requires that we only recognize De  Jure governments but this is not the reality all the  time. // Pinochet
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o ? Recognition? If the US does not recognize a state, that does  not mean it does not exist The Taliban // was only recognized by  three countries when they were in power Pakistan United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia Recognition important but t does not create a  state o Schools of thought: Constitutive Theory – recognition is what makes  a state. Without it, an entity will not exist as a  state. Declaratory Theory – recognition is mere 
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2011 for the course PSCI 358 taught by Professor Fetni during the Summer '11 term at UPenn.

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