The Reagan Doctrine, the 2003 Invasion of Iraq, and the Role of a Sole Superpower

27 Pages Posted: 13 Oct 2010

Date Written: 2004

Abstract

The particular focus of the comparison in this Essay is the relationship of the Reagan Doctrine and the Bush Doctrine to the international law on the use of force. This comparison will yield some tentative conclusions about the consequences of the United States serving, in some senses, as the world's sole superpower.

Keywords: National Security Strategy, NSS, Preemptive Self-Defense, International Court of Justice, ICJ, The Hague, White House

Suggested Citation

Winer, Anthony S., The Reagan Doctrine, the 2003 Invasion of Iraq, and the Role of a Sole Superpower (2004). Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice, Vol. 22, p. 169, 2004, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1691824

Anthony S. Winer (Contact Author)

William Mitchell College of Law ( email )

875 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105-3076
United States

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