HOW HAS THIS STATE’S POSITION ON THE LEGALITY OF THE USE OF FORCE CHANGED OVER THE LAST 40 YEARS?
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How has this state’s position on the legality of the use of force changed over the last 40 years?
Pick one state from the list below and then answer these questions in no more than 1500 words: 1. How has this state’s position on the legality of the use of force changed over the last 40 years? (50%) 2. What explains these changes? (50%). USA Burns H. Weston, “The Reagan Administration versus International Law.” Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 19 (1987): 295-302 Branch, Adam. “American morality over international law: origins in UN military interventions, 1991–1995.” Constellations 12:1 (2005): 103-127. Sands, Philippe. “Lawless world? The Bush administration and Iraq: issues of international legality and criminality.” Hastings international and comparative law review 29:3 (2006): 295-314. [If you can’t access via HeinOnline then try this link: http://classic.austlii.edu.au/au/journals/MelbJIL/2005/15.html ] John Bellinger. “The United States and International Law.” Remarks at The Hague, June 6th, 2007: https://2001-2009.state.gov/s/l/rls/86123.htm Anne-Marie Slaughter. “The strike on Syria must herald a new Trump doctrine.” The Financial Times April 11th 2017. [You can access the newspaper by typing ‘Financial Times’ into the library catalogue. Then type the article title into the box revealed by clicking on the magnifying glass at the top left of the page]. Anne Orford. “Trump v. the Law.” LRB Blog 18th April 2018: https://www.lrb.co.uk/blog/2018/04/18/anne-orford/trump-v-the-law/