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Institutionalizing State Responsibility: Global Security and UN Organs

Vincent-Joël Proulx


This monograph examines the role UN organs can play in implementing the law of State responsibility in global security contexts, using transnational terrorism as its principal case study. It canvasses the potential contributions of the General Assembly, International Court of Justice (ICJ), and the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). It addresses related legal questions, such as areas of possible functional overlap between these organs, particularly the Council and ICJ, and the potential judicial review of Council resolutions. This leads to the central argument that the Council can play an ... More

Keywords: State responsibility, counterterrorism, Security Council, International Court of Justice, General Assembly, International Law Commission, countermeasures, recourse to force, UN Charter, global security

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199680399
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680399.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Vincent-Joël Proulx, author
Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore

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