Curtis Doebbler: Attacking Libya and international law

By Curtis Doebbler, a prominent US international human rights lawyer.
March 24, 2011 in En: About Libya, En: Other Countercurrent

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By the standard of international law, military action on Libya by the United States and allies is illegal, writes Curtis Doebbler*

On 19 March 2011, Western nations started the third international armed conflict against a Muslim country in the last decade. They went to great pains to claim that the use of force against Libya was legal, but an application of international law to the facts indicates that in fact the use of force is illegal. …   [...mer...]