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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 53–63.
Published: 01 December 2017
... these precedents, the principles of sovereignty, self-determination, and equality of states, as stipulated in the UN Charter, have put into doubt the right of military intervention conferred by treaty. Many jurists and politi- cal scientists have denied that such a treaty may be valid. A valid treaty...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 79–93.
Published: 01 March 2005
... rather than rely on hopes of banning it entirely. The UN Charter, adopted pursuant to a widespread belief in the effi cacy 2. See, for example, Ruth Wedgwood, “The Rule of Law and the War on Terror,” New York Times, 23 December 2003, in which the author, a professor of international law...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (2): 29–40.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... This reinterpretation, this revision of the UN Charter, which in fact under- mines the very basis of the charter, was forcefully advocated by the German foreign minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher, in speeches he gave to the Ger- man parliament and to the Canadian parliament in Ottawa...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (2): 87–91.
Published: 01 June 2006
... the secretariat’s “good offices” machinery to remedy the situation and to reunify Cyprus, in accordance with the UN Charter and specific resolutions as well as the norms and principles of international law. Instead, charges Palley, bureaucrats in the secretariat, with the more often than not nominal approval...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (2): 84–87.
Published: 01 June 2006
... the secretariat’s “good offices” machinery to remedy the situation and to reunify Cyprus, in accordance with the UN Charter and specific resolutions as well as the norms and principles of international law. Instead, charges Palley, bureaucrats in the secretariat, with the more often than not nominal approval...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (1): 39–50.
Published: 01 March 2001
.... NATO was established in 1949 as a mutual defense system and was based on the principles of the UN Charter. Article 1 of the founding agree- ment declares unequivocally that its members would “settle any interna- tional disputes in which they may be involved...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 94–116.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Foreign Policy Discourse Norman Bowen French offi cials portray resistance to unilateral American military action in Iraq as stemming from French allegiance to collective security authorized by the United Nations Security Council on the basis of the UN Charter...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (2): 78–95.
Published: 01 June 2000
...- nomic, and military instruments appropriate to the evolutionary stages of a dispute and put into action before the dispute erupts into conflict. This should be done in the spirit of Article 33, Chapter 4 of the UN Charter: “The parties to any dispute, the continuance...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (1): 73–101.
Published: 01 March 2006
... or contradicted these pronouncements.2 International Law on the Cyprus Problem Given the solid prohibition of the threat and use of force in interstate rela- tions, as crystallized in Article 2(4) of the UN Charter, Ankara was forced to orchestrate a massive rationalization for the 1974...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (1): 55–74.
Published: 01 March 2000
...: Restraining Gulliver 59 Ad Hoc Tribunals In response to the increasing carnage as Yugoslavia disintegrated, the UN Security Council, pursuant to its peacekeeping authority under Chapter 7 of the UN Charter,5 created the International...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 11–15.
Published: 01 March 2005
.... For my country, the peaceful resolution of all disputes at an early stage on the basis of the UN Charter is of fundamental importance. We strongly believe that the UN system of confl ict prevention, and its preventive potential should be further enhanced to respond better to the challenges ahead...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 37–60.
Published: 01 June 2007
... and invoked Chapter 7 of the UN charter, meaning noncompliance could lead to military action. Fear in Beirut and belligerence from Damascus accompanied the UN inquiry. A procession of murders and attempted murders of journalists and political figures critical of Syria emphasized that the new majority...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (2): 5–10.
Published: 01 June 2008
... in Rwanda in the early 1990s and that there were clear signs that the regime in place was preparing a large-scale genocide. There were similar reports both at the UN Secretariat and in the capi- tals of all Western countries diplomatically represented in Rwanda. The most unequivocal warning came...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 28–51.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., China has stopped US efforts to get the Security Council to brand North Korea a threat to international and regional security under Chapter 7 of the UN Charter, which would allow the use of sanctions to end Pyong- yang’s nuclear program. Beijing also opposes the US use of force to turn Pyongyang...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (3): 62–86.
Published: 01 September 2000
... against Yugoslavia, he said, showed that the world would no longer permit nations intent on committing genocide to “hide” behind the UN Charter: “The protection of human rights must take precedence over concerns of state sovereignty.” “As long as I...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (4): 100–118.
Published: 01 December 2016
... on the international community to use all of its powers, including invoking provisions outlined in chapter 7 of the UN Charter for the external use of force), largely referred to its first pillar, which emphasizes the primary responsibility of the state to protect the civilians within its borders.20...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (2): 43–50.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Timor for nearly twenty-five years until the government changed in Jakarta exemplifies the importance of this factor. 7. The Legality Factor: Is the intervention lawful? Is it consistent with the UN Charter and properly sanctioned under principles...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (3): 47–56.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., and to establish institutions to enforce it, in short, to create civilized relations among states. As many observers have pointed out, the NATO action violates the UN Charter as well as NATO’s founding treaty itself, to say nothing about viola- tions...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (1): 105–118.
Published: 01 March 2004
... with the Bush doctrine on preven- tive war blinded the administration and kept it from achieving its objective: making the case that transnational terrorism and its willingness to inflict mass casualties required a long overdue amendment to Article 51 of the UN Charter, thereby paving the way for a more...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 77–94.
Published: 01 June 2012
... forceful actions originally envisioned by the drafters of the UN Charter. Peacekeeping falls between chapter 6 (pacific settlement of disputes) and chapter 7 (peace enforcement), leading many to characterize peacekeeping operations, as Lester Pearson described them, as an “intermediate technique...