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NCJ Number: 151249 Find in a Library
Title: Global Search and Seizure: The US National Interest v. International Law
Author(s): S Johnson
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 137
Sponsoring Agency: Dartmouth Publishing Co
Brookfield, VT 05036
Publication Number: ISBN 1-85521-421-0
Sale Source: Dartmouth Publishing Co
Old Post Road
Brookfield, VT 05036
United States of America
Type: Issue Overview
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This work reviews the historic conflict between the evolution of the international legal regime and the United States national interest.
Abstract: The book examines the definitions of American national security and how United States military and economic hegemony must be transferred to the legal sphere in order for America to maintain the status quo in its relations with the Third World. There are sections on: (1) National Security and the National Interest, including Manifest Destiny, Building the American Empire, and Foreign Aid as the National Interest; (2) Evolution of the International Legal Regime; (3) Panamanian Pax Americana; (4) Nolo Contendere in Nicaragua; (5) To the Shores of Tripoli; (6) The Politics of Non-Compliance. There is a table of International Court of Justice Court Cases and Advisory Opinions (1947-88). References
Main Term(s): International law
Index Term(s): Controlled Substances; Courts; Crime prevention measures
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