Peace-Making and Security Council Powers: Bosnia-Herzegovina Raises International and Constitutional Questions

19 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 131 (1994)

U of Houston Law Center No. 2014-A-61

21 Pages Posted: 20 Jun 2014

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Jordan J. Paust

University of Houston Law Center

Date Written: 1994

Abstract

This article explores issues concerning peace-keeping and peace-making competencies under the U.N. Charter, especially issues regarding U.N. Charter policies at stake and peace-making roles of the Security Council, the Secretary-General, the I.C.J., and U.N. members. The backdrop involved Serbian aggression in Bosnia-Herzegovina and ongoing acts of genocide. Also addressed is U.S. constitutionally-based presidential power to implement treaty-based authority to engage in peace-making military action.

Keywords: aggression, Bosnia-Herzegovina, breach of peace, Congress, Constitution, enhance power, ethnic cleansing, faithfully execute, genocide, human right, I.C.J., peace-keeping, peace-making, President, Purposes and Principles, Security Council, self-defense, self-determination, treaty, U.N. Charter, war

Suggested Citation

Paust, Jordan J., Peace-Making and Security Council Powers: Bosnia-Herzegovina Raises International and Constitutional Questions (1994). 19 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 131 (1994), U of Houston Law Center No. 2014-A-61, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2456439

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