Rethinking Rule of Law Efforts in Iraq
JURIST Forum (http://jurist.law.pitt.edu), February 26, 2007
12 Pages Posted: 26 Jun 2012
Date Written: 2007
JURIST Guest Columnist Kevin Govern, Assistant Professor of Law at the US Military Academy, West Point, NY, discusses the evolution of rule of law challenges in Iraq post-2003 and proposes new criteria for achieving and assessing Iraq's status as a "rechtsstaat", i.e. a law-based state.
Keywords: Iraq, United States, U.S., Rule of Law, Rechtstaat, International Law, international Humanitarian Law, IHL, International Human Rights Law, IHRL, Military Operations, Diplomacy, Economics
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