Whether or not should UN Charter include the concept "pre-emptive self-defence" as an acceptable jud

jawaher
VoiceOfTheVoiceless

I. After the 11 September 2001 attacks, the United States" Government argued that it had the right to fight a "war on terror". It asserted its right to engage in "pre-emptive self-defence" in order to neutralize the new threats posed by international terrorists. The United Nations Charter, as traditionally interpreted, does not permit such a form of self-defense because it could encourage countries to begin wars against their rivals. UN Charter Article 51 states: "Nothing in the present Charter...

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