Aggression, Humanitarian Intervention and Terrorism

Lawrence May

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    The article discusses ideas about the meaning of aggression. It explains that the first strike element aimed at separating people who start violence in one particular place and those who get revenge. It cites the case in Nicaragua in 1986 which indicated problems with humanitarian intervention. It highlights the attempt of the U.S. government to bring down the Nicaraguan government in the 1980s to avoid possible human rights violations by the latter.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)321-340
    Number of pages20
    JournalCase Western Reserve Journal of International Law
    Issue number2/3
    Publication statusPublished - 2009


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