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Law, Morality, and International Armed Intervention : The United Nations and ECOWAS - Mourtada Deme

Law, Morality, and International Armed Intervention

The United Nations and ECOWAS

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Published: 22nd September 2005
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International law is often manipulated in the debate about humanitarian intervention. The Liberian case provides an opportunity to challenge the UN and The Economic Community of West African States' (ECOWAS') new approach. ECOWAS and the UN's justifications for moving away from the current norms are flawed. No enlightened person would disagree with the values of peace, democracy, human rights, and economic development. This book, however, explores whether these goals be pursued within the current framework or outside it.

List of Abbreviationsp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xv
Introductionp. 1
Humanitarian Intervention versus Resilient Sovereigntyp. 23
Bold Rhetoric Ambivalent Actionp. 37
Regional Security and Machinationsp. 53
Lip Service Foreign Policyp. 65
Regional Approach: Speculations and Realitiesp. 81
Government Legitimacy versus Armed Interventionp. 97
Conclusionp. 113
Notesp. 121
Bibliographyp. 145
Indexp. 161
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ISBN: 9780415975957
ISBN-10: 0415975956
Series: African Studies: History, Politics, Economics and Culture
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 166
Published: 22nd September 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.77 x 16.56  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 1