Syria Deal No Utopia for International Law
Straits Times, 2 October 2013
5 Pages Posted: 2 Oct 2013
Date Written: October 2, 2013
Inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) arrived in Syria today, following a unanimous Security Council resolution last week brokered by Russia. The United States has stepped back from the brink of an illegal attack. A victory for international law? Not quite.
Keywords: Syria, international law, Responsibility to Protect, Security Council, weapons of mass destruction
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