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    The use of force in a Colonial Present, and the Goldstone Report's Blind Spot


    Reynolds, John (2010) The use of force in a Colonial Present, and the Goldstone Report's Blind Spot. Palestine Yearbook of International Law, 16. pp. 55-77. ISSN 1386-1972

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    Abstract

    The pragmatic compromise over the law on the use of force has lost its hegemonic position. State violence has become increasingly accepted and political struggle is now waged on its justifications . . . The Owl of Minerva will, unfortunately, only be allowed to spread its wings at dusk, when guns are already silent and the ‘international community’ is either scandalised by aggression or called upon to give legitimacy to a novel status quo.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: force; Colonial Present; Goldstone Report; Blind Spot;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Law
    Item ID: 12305
    Depositing User: John Reynolds
    Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2020 14:57
    Journal or Publication Title: Palestine Yearbook of International Law
    Publisher: Brill Nijhoff
    Refereed: Yes
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