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Neutrality, international law and the nuclear arms race

Richard A. Falk

Neutrality, international law and the nuclear arms race

what Ireland can do

by Richard A. Falk

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Published by Irish Sovereignty Movement Publications in Dublin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement(by) Richard Falk.
ContributionsIrish Sovereignty Movement.
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15337351M
ISBN 100950371130

  Neutrality and International Law is an article from International Journal of Ethics, Volume View more articles from International Journal of   The nuclear arms race was central to the Cold War. Many feared where the Cold War was going with the belief that the more nuclear weapons you had, the more powerful you were. Both America and Russia massively built up their stockpiles of nuclear weapons. The world greatly changed when USA exploded the H-bomb in .

  The self-contained entirety of a single state does not present a threat or danger to neutrality according to international law; rather the danger comes from a suprastatal and supranational claim to decide the rights and wrongs of a nation, on its own legal authority and on behalf of a universal, or in some other way supranational collectivity.[4]. race-neutral meaning: 1. not based on people's race or giving a special advantage to people of any race: 2. not based on. Learn more.

Nuclear Arms Race. Competition of supreme nuclear warfare between the two countries Russia and the United States with their respective allies. Sputnik. Series of Soviet artificial satellites. Deterrents. Military strength to retaliate strongly enough to deter an enemy from attacking. The Cold War between Communist-bloc nations and Western allies defined postwar politics. Learn about the Berlin Wall, the Cuban Missle Crisis, NATO, the Space Race and more.


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Neutrality, international law and the nuclear arms race by Richard A. Falk Download PDF EPUB FB2

The law of neutrality - the corpus of legal rules regulating the relationship between belligerents and States taking no part in hostilities - assumed its modern form in a world in which the waging of war was unconstrained.

The neutral State enjoyed territorial inviolability to the extent that it adhered to the obligations attaching to its neutral status and thus the law of neutrality provided.

Permanent neutrality. An example of permanent neutrality would be the Vatican City. It declared itself permanently neutral in the Lateran Treaty. Having a long history of remaining neutral, Switzerland became a favorite place for the headquarters of many organizations.

The International Red Cross established itself at Geneva during the midth century. "Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament, Marshall Islands v Pakistan, Preliminary Objections, ICJ GL NoICGJ (ICJ ), 5th OctoberUnited Nations [UN]; International Court of Justice [ICJ]" published on by Oxford University Press.

"This two-volume history of the nuclear arms race since the s aims to provide a global perspective rather than focusing on just the US-Soviet contest. The authors emphasize five key themes: political dimensions, technological developments, military and diplomatic strategies, and impact." - International Institute for Strategic StudiesCited by: 5.

We are at a time when international law and the law of war are particularly important. The testing of nuclear weapons that is being used in the rhetoric surrounding threats of war is creating new fears and heightening current tensions.

Richard Falk has for decades been an outspoken authority calling Author: Curt Dahlgren. Neutrality. The state of a nation that takes no part in a war between two or more other powers. Since the nineteenth century, International Law has recognized the right of a nation to abstain from participation in a war between other states.

In an international war, those taking no part are called neutrals. A great guide through the nuclear arms race and it's many facets. The technological part alone is very neat and useful. But it is the sociological and psychological parts that make this one a great by:   1There is no uniform definition of arms control.

According to a recent definition by Den Dekker, the concept can be broadly described as ‘unilateral measures, bilateral and multilateral agreements as well as informal regimes (‘politically binding’ documents, ‘soft’ law) between States to limit or reduce certain categories of weapons or military operations in order to achieve stable.

This new edition of a very current interdisciplinary book covers both technical material and social issues, to give readers of all backgrounds a sense of the overall implications of the arms race. Weapons are the primary focus of the book, with the history of their development and nuclear politics included in the introductory chapters.

There is a thorough discussion of global nuclear exchange. The laws concerning the rights and duties of neutrality are contained, for the most part, in the Declaration of Paris ofHague Convention V, (neutrality in land war), and Hague Convention XIII, (neutrality in maritime war).

One of the first recommendations of the last convention was that, when war breaks out between certain powers, each nation wishing to remain impartial should.

On strategic and political aspects of armament, arms control and arms reduction see Art, Robert J. and Waltz, Kenneth N. (eds.), The Use of Force, International Politics and Foreign Policy (Boston, ); Hedley, Bull, The Control of the Arms Race, Disarmament and Arms Control in the Missile Age (London, ).

If international law is Cited by: 6. Start studying Chapter From Neutrality to War. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

An American monopoly on nuclear weapons would make Russia more manageable from a political standpoint. It was this kind of tension that sparked a nuclear arms race, a frantic era in which several nations tested a myriad of nuclear technology and stockpiled thousands of nuclear warheads in an effort to get ahead of one another.

Like the space. Get this from a library. On Nuclear Weapons: Selected Writings of Richard Falk. [Stefan Andersson; Curt Dahlgren] -- Highlights the threats posed by nuclear weapons and shows a way to denuclearization through the application of international law.

A symposium was organized to reexamine the realities of vertical proliferation between the United States and the Soviet Union and to place into perspective the horizontal proliferation of nuclear weapons throughout the world, including the possible role of commercial nuclear power in facilitating proliferation.

The four invited symposium presentations are provided in this : David Bodansky. Highly recommendable collective book that offers a complete view of the legal regime of nuclear weapons, from the perspective of jus ad bellum, international humanitarian law, international criminal law, international environmental law, disarmament, and human rights law.

Special references to current context and debate about the legality of. Comprrhensi~e studies of international.

Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) in the s. many ' law and nuclear weapons exist.2 Here the. countries did not fully underatand what implications nuclear ' focus is on the law relevant to nuclear sharing had and/or did not know that the North Atlantic disarmament in the form of treaty and the.

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Inconclusive debates in international forums over the general legality of nuclear weapons obscure a more important question at a time when the NPT nuclear-weapon states are overhauling their nuclear forces and, in the cases of Russia and China, upgrading and diversifying: for those states permitted to possess nuclear weapons, how does the law.

Deterrence and the Arms Race: The Impotence ofPower [acek Kugler and A. F. K. Organski, with Daniel J.

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On nuclear weapons: essays by Richard Falk on denuclearization, demilitarization, and disarmament. [Richard A Falk; Stefan Andersson; Curt Dahlgren] -- We are at a time when international law and the law of war are particularly important.

The testing of nuclear weapons that is being used in the rhetoric surrounding threats of war is creating new. The first book of its kind to provide a global perspective of the arms race, this two-volume work connects episodes worldwide involving nuclear weapons in a comprehensive, narrative fashion.

Beginning with a discussion of the scientific research of the s and s and the Hiroshima decision, the authors focus on five basic themes: political dimensions, technological developments, military.