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Aggression and crimes against peace

May, Larry

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Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-350) and index.

Contents

  • Introduction : between the horrors and necessity of war -- Grotius and contingent pacifism -- International solidarity and the duty to aid -- The principle of priority or first strike -- The principle of just cause -- The principle of proportionality -- Custom and the Nuremberg "precedent" -- Prosecuting military and political leaders -- Prosecuting civilians for complicity : The Krupp -- Defining state aggression -- Act and circumstance in the crime of aggression -- Individual mens rea and collective liability -- Humanitarian interventions -- Terrorist aggression --Defending international criminal trials for aggression