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International Law and the United States Military Intervention in the Western Hemisphere

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Max HilaireDepartment of Political Science, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, USA

ISBN13: 9789041103994
ISBN: 9041103996
Published: June 1997
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Format: Paperback
Price: £109.00



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Addressing a controversial topic in international law and contemporary international relations, this text looks at the legality of intervention by a major power against weaker states within the same geographic region. Specifically, the author examines the practice of United States intervention in the Western hemisphere, with particular emphasis on the relationship between the US and its Latin Amreican and Caribbean neighbours.

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Contents:
Introduction: United States intervention in the western hemisphere - a historical overview. The evolution of rules banning the use of force and intervention in the western hemisphere; International Law and the United States intervention in Guatemala and Cuba; Legal aspects of the United States intervention in the Dominican Republic; International Law and the United States intervention in Grenada; Military and paramilitary activities in and against Nicaragua; International Law and the United States intervention in Panama; International Law and the United States in the western hemisphere in the post Cold War era.