Who Happens Here? Ethical Responsibility, Subjectivity, and Corporeality: Self-Accounts in the Archive of the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) of Iraq
No Foundations: Journal of Extreme Legal Positivism, Vol. 8, pp. 71-122, 2011
53 Pages Posted: 19 Jun 2012
Date Written: May 08, 2011
Drawing on Butler and Laplanche this article inquires into the possibility of ethical responsibility for legal subjects, and subjects who temporarily embody legal subjectivities of an extraordinary character. The particular focus is on the subject of the administrator of the CPA during the belligerent occupation of Iraq 2003-2004, and the man L. Paul Bremer III who embodied the administrator during the time of the administrator's existence.
Keywords: coalition provisional authority (CPA), international law of belligerent occupation, subjectivity, ethical responsibility, Butler, Laplanche
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