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International Order and Justice

The Iraq Crisis and the World Order

This book project examines the implications of the war on Iraq and its aftermath on contemporary notions of world order. It forms a part of a broader research project based on two primary areas of interest namely:

The Iraq crisis was a multiple assault on the foundations and rules of the existing UN-centered world order. It simultaneously was a test of the UN's willingness and ability to deal with brutal dictatorships and a searching scrutiny of the nature and exercise of American power. This study focuses on the following questions:


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