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On Rosa Parks’ Tomahawk, or, The US Strikes in Syria


Tzouvala, N and Clark, M, On Rosa Parks' Tomahawk, or, The US Strikes in Syria, Critical Legal Thinking (2018) [Magazine Article]

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In the wake of the most recent USA airstrike in Syria, Professor Anne-Marie Slaughter, a former president of the American Society of International Law and U.S. State Department Director of Policy Planning between 2009 and 2011, took to Twitter to think through some of the legal and moral arguments justifying the use of force. Contrary to Slaughter’s assertions, the problem of the Charter is not that it restricts unreasonably the use of force by hegemonic states, but exactly the opposite.

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Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:Syria strikes, use of force, civil disobedience
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:International and comparative law
Research Field:International criminal law
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in law and legal studies
UTAS Author:Clark, M (Mr Martin Clark)
ID Code:140573
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Law
Deposited On:2020-08-27
Last Modified:2020-12-15

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