Legality of a Request by the Interim Iraqi Government for the Continued Presence of United States Military Forces

ASIL Insights Working Paper No. 135

5 Pages Posted: 20 May 2005

Date Written: June 2004

Abstract

Applies the post-Charter law of intervention by invitation to the official request by the Iraqi interim government - which was not fully sovereign at the time - that the United States and its allies maintain their military forces in Iraq.

Keywords: Intervention by invitation, intervention, invitation, Iraq, United States, military intervention, use of force, civil wars

JEL Classification: N45, N40, K33

Suggested Citation

Le Mon, C., Legality of a Request by the Interim Iraqi Government for the Continued Presence of United States Military Forces (June 2004). ASIL Insights Working Paper No. 135, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=724821 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.724821
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