International Justice and Impunity: The Case of the United States

International Justice and Impunity: The Case of the United States

by Nils Andersson

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ISBN-13: 9780932863850
Publisher: SCB Distributors
Publication date: 03/01/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 521 KB

Table of Contents


Preface   Nils Andersson   Daniel Iagolnitzer   Vincent Rivasseau   Diana G. Collier     7
Impunity for Power Is the Law of the Jungle   Ramsey Clark     10
From Hiroshima to Guantanamo
Towards the Abolition of Nuclear Arms   Tadatoshi Akiba     23
The Geostrategy of Contemporary Imperialism   Samir Amin     33
The Elimination of Nuclear Weapons through International Law, American Blockage, and the Failure of the NPT   Abraham Behar     56
American Policy in the Middle East and Arab World: Force, Impunity, Lawlessness   Rudolf El-Kareh     63
Impunity and Massive Violations of Humanitarian Law in Vietnam   Monique Chemillier-Gendreau     72
Mortality After the 2003 Invasion of Iraq   Les Roberts     82
Guantanamo, a Model of Illegality   Genevieve Sevrin     90
Freeing the World to Death: How the United States Gets Away With It   William Blum     101
The Strategy of the "Clash of Civilizations"   Pascal Boniface     110
Rulers of the Planet: The Real Reasons for the US Invasion of Iraq   Michael Parenti     118
Humanitarian Law: Legal and Moral Values to Defend
International Law Relative to War and the United States: A GeneralSurvey   Daniel Iagolnitzer     127
The Co-optation of Humanitarianism and Its Legal Consequences   Robert Charvin     150
The Bush Doctrine's Ideological Roots: Posing Problems for International Humanitarian Law   Barbara Delcourt     159
Reform of the United Nations and International Humanitarian Law   Stephane Hessel     176
The Necessity of Defending the Rule of Law!   Jan Myrdal     181
Challenges of the New System of International Criminal Justice   Antoine Bernard     186
Universal Jurisdiction for Crimes Against Humanity: A Principle Unacceptable to the Most Powerful   Nuri Albala     201
In Pursuit of an End to Impunity
On Humanitarian Law   Roland Weyl     209
"Strategies of the Weak": Contesting Empire's Law through Litigation under International Humanitarian Law   Amy Bartholomew     214
On the Draft UN Principles and Guidelines on Human Rights and Terrorism   Karen Parker     233
International Humanitarian Law and Terrorism: the Need to Distinguish Between Combatants and Murderers   Nils Andersson     246
Law Versus the National Interest: The Role of NGOs   Philip Grant     255
Right of Intervention or International Law   Jean Bricmont      264
The Right to Interfere in the Context of Imperial Impunity   Pedro A. Garcia-Bilbao     273
Towards an International Agency for the Evaluation of the Sufferings Caused by War   Vincent Rivasseau     282
What Can Be Done Today?   Nils Andersson   Daniel Iagolnitzer   Vincent Rivasseau     291
Contributors     294
Index of Authors     298

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