The doctrinal decay of Jus Ad Bellum

Das, Sagnik (2020) The doctrinal decay of Jus Ad Bellum. NLUD Journal of Legal Studies, 2. pp. 89-115.

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At around 1 am, on January 3, 2020, a sedan and a minivan were on an access road departing from the Baghdad International Airport. The streets were characteristically silent, when an MQ-9 Reaper drone struck the vehicles several times, killing all ten individuals inside the two cars. Among them, was Iranian major general Qasem Soleimani.' What followed over the coming days, were standard incantations of 'future attacks', 'imminent', 'threat', and of course, 'Article 51', which every government official across the US, and indeed the world, knows must be invoked in such situations

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Complex battlespace | Jus ad bellum
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Law and Legal Studies
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Global Law School
Depositing User: Mr. Syed Anas
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2022 16:02
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2022 06:00
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