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International Law and U.S. Foreign Policy

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Published by University Press of America .
Written in English

  • International relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • International,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • International Relations - Diplomacy,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • 2001-,
  • Foreign relations,
  • International law,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    Second Edition, Revised

    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8028068M
    ISBN 10076183527X
    ISBN 109780761835271

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Lindsay to discuss why it’s important to get. ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction --The scope of international law:definition and treaties --U.S.

foreign policy --Terrorism, foreign policy, and law --International criminal tribunals --The human environment and climate change --Anti-personnel land mines: unilateralism prevails --Arms.

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Charter, and present-day American foreign policy. From the competing perspectives of unilateralism and multilateralism, the book deconstructs terrorism, concerns for national security, American courts best suited for the trial of detainees and unlawful combatants, and fears that some.

It is a remarkably revealing account of international law in action." --Stephen M. Schwebel, Former Judge and President of the International Court of Justice "The State Department legal adviser is the custodian of America's legal relationship with the world, the self-described moral conscience of U.S.

foreign by: 9. This Restatement covers United States law regarding foreign relations and international law as it applies in the United States as derived from U.S.

treaties and customary international law. In addition to HeinOnline, it is available on Westlaw and Lexis and in Author: Tara Mospan. The intent of this course is to give you an understanding of today's issues within the broad context, broad parameters, and the basic principles of relevant constitutional law, international law, international organizational structure, and U.S.

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Ohlin sharply critiques the “new realist” school of legal thinking, which questions the basic normative and legal foundations of modern international law and urges the United States to be skeptical of international legal obligations.

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foreign policy by realists who emphasize. International Law, unlike most other areas of law, has no defined area or governing body, but instead refers to the many and varied laws, rules and customs which govern, impact and deal with the legal interactions between different nations, their governments, businesses and organizations, to include their rights and responsibilities in these dealings.

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The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the Cited by: The book surveys many fields of international law: immigration and refugees, human rights, climate change, denuclearization, trade diplomacy, relations with North Korea, Russia and Ukraine, and America's "Forever War" against Al Qaeda and the Islamic State and its.

The extent to which international law matters, and the extent to which it constrains policy makers, depends to a large degree on the policy makers’ ex ante view of international law.

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