Terry, James P.
June 2004
Naval War College Review;Summer/Autumn2004, Vol. 57 Issue 3/4, p53
Academic Journal
The article informs that the determination by U.S. President George W. Bush's administration to enter Iraq and remove the regime of Saddam Hussein from power in early 2003 followed twelve years of Iraqi violations of United Nations Security Council resolutions. Prior to the decision by the United States and its coalition partners to intervene in Iraq with military force, former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein had done everything possible to avoid complying with the will of the international community. This article examines these Iraqi violations in the context of contemporary international law standards justifying intervention. More significantly, it examines the right of states to enforce mandates issued by the Security Council and to redress violations of its edicts when the Council, as a body, refuses to do so.


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