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Law, Morality, and International Armed Intervention: The United Nations and ECOWAS


ISBN13: 9780415655392
Published: May 2013
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £29.99



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International law is often manipulated in the debate about humanitarian intervention. The Liberian case provides an opportunity to challenge the UN and The Economic Community of West African States' (ECOWAS') new approach. ECOWAS and the UN's justifications for moving away from the current norms are flawed. No enlightened person would disagree with the values of peace, democracy, human rights, and economic development. This book, however, explores whether these goals be pursued within the current framework or outside it.

Subjects:
Public International Law, Other Jurisdictions , Africa
Contents:
List of Abbreviations
Foreword by Robert Jackson
Preface
Introduction
1: Humanitarian Intervention vs. Resilient Sovereignty
2: Bold Rhetoric Ambivalent Action
3: Regional Security and Regional Machination
4: The Foreign Policy of Lips
5: Regional Approach: Speculation and Realities
6: Government Legitimacy versus Armed Intervention
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index