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The International Law of Unconventional Statecraft


Michael N. Schmitt


Naval War College - Stockton Center for the Study of International Law; University of Exeter Law School; Harvard Law School (PILAC)

Andru E Wall


Stockton Center for International Law; Harvard University - Law School - Alumni

June 18, 2014

5 Harvard National Security Journal 349-376 (2014)

Abstract:     
This article examines the law surrounding unconventional statecraft, a term used by the authors to more accurately describe what is commonly know as unconventional warfare. It focuses exclusively on public international law norms and examines such issues as intervention, the use of force, armed attack, and State responsibility. The analysis extends from humanitarian assistance to mont operations with insurgent forces.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 28

Keywords: unconventional warfare, intervention, self-defense, armed attack, use of force, state responsibility

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Date posted: January 27, 2014 ; Last revised: June 17, 2014

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Schmitt, Michael N. and Wall, Andru E, The International Law of Unconventional Statecraft (June 18, 2014). 5 Harvard National Security Journal 349-376 (2014). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2385830

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Michael N. Schmitt (Contact Author)
Naval War College - Stockton Center for the Study of International Law ( email )
686 Cushing Road
Newport, RI 02841
United States
HOME PAGE: http://www.usnwc.edu/Academics/Faculty/Michael-Schmitt.aspx
University of Exeter Law School ( email )
Exeter, EX4 4QJ
United Kingdom
HOME PAGE: http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/law/staff/mschmitt/
Harvard Law School (PILAC) ( email )
Andru E Wall
Stockton Center for International Law ( email )
686 Cushing Road
Newport, RI 02841
United States
Harvard University - Law School - Alumni ( email )
5163 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States
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