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Fall 2010 - International Law & Use of Force

Jinks, Derek P

Course ID: 397S  Unique # 29115  Credit Hours: 3
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Wednesday 3:30 pm - 5:20 pm TNH 3.115
Exam Type   Date   Time      Name Range   Room  
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Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
This seminar provides an introduction to international rules and institutions governing resort to armed force.  The seminar also explores in some detail several contemporary controversies regarding the proper application of these rules and the proper roles of these institutions.  Topics covered include:  the UN Charter collective security scheme; regional collective security schemes; the international right to armed self defense; humanitarian intervention; counter-terrorism and the use of force; and international involvement in civil wars.  Paper required.

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