International Law

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Research Essay – Poli 3p26 Due December 2nd 15 pages At least 5 resources must be used Iranian Major-General Qasem Soleimani was killed by a US airstrike in early January of this year.

On the basis of the various themes and international legal documents considered in our class, please discuss the event.

– Could the US action be justified under Article 51 of the UN Charter? If so, how?

If not, why not?

– Should the ICC have been involved prior to the January attack?

How? Cite the Treaty of Rome to justify your answer.

– What was Iran’s response to the attack, and was it justified under international law? Cite the UN Charter to justify your answer.

– More broadly speaking, what does this case-study say about the nature and efficiency of international law?

How does that speak to the main questions raised in this class?

Will the elections in the US chaniquge your views on the matter?

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