International Law and Civil Wars: Intervention and Consent by Eliav Lieblich

By Eliav Lieblich

This e-book examines the foreign legislation of forcible intervention in civil wars, specifically the position of party-consent in affecting the legality of such intervention.


In sleek foreign legislation, it's a close to consensus that no kingdom can use strength opposed to one other – the most exceptions being self-defence and activities mandated by way of a UN safeguard Council solution. despite the fact that, another capability exception exists: forcible intervention undertaken upon the invitation or consent of a central authority, looking advice in confronting armed competition teams inside its territory. even though the latter exception is of accelerating value, the varied questions it increases have obtained scant recognition within the present physique of literature.


This quantity fills this hole via interpreting the consent-exception in a large context, and trying to delineate its limits, together with instances during which executive consent energy is not just negated, yet will be transferred to competition teams. The e-book additionally discusses the idea that of consensual intervention in modern overseas legislation, in juxtaposition to standard felony doctrines. It strains the advance of legislation during this context by means of drawing from old examples similar to the Spanish Civil battle, in addition to contemporary situations such these of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia, Libya, and Syria.


This ebook can be of a lot curiosity to scholars of foreign legislations, civil wars, the accountability to guard, struggle and clash reports, and IR in general.


   

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