Nicaragua Case

O what did the court say based on argument of armed

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Unformatted text preview: ied with • • • • • arms, • in order to invoke collective self defense under article 51, you have to show an armed attack occurred against the victim, and show that effective control of state over those insurgents doing the activities against the regime. o what did the court say? Based on argument of armed attack against al- salvadorian govt. (art 51) – use of force must be armed attack. o training and arming does not trigger armed attack for purposes of 51. Geopolitically this becomes very important. Why would this negatively impact geopolitics? It would look like we might be encouraging pariah state to fund covert proxy wars as long as the state stays...
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