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Victors' justice : from Nuremberg to Baghdad

Victors' justice : from Nuremberg to Baghdad

Author: Danilo Zolo
Publisher: London ; New York, N.Y. : Verso, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st English edView all editions and formats
An argument against Western intervention in other cultures in the name of humanitarianism contends that the Western world has manipulated international law and violated tolerance policies for its own ends at the expense of disadvantaged cultures.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Zolo, Danilo.
Victors' justice.
London ; New York : Verso, 2009
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Danilo Zolo
ISBN: 9781844673179 1844673170
OCLC Number: 227016725
Description: xiii, 189 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The crirninalization of war --
Humanitarian war --
The universality of rights and humanitarian war --
Preventive global war --
Empire and war --
The reasons behind terrorism --
From Nuremberg to Baghdad.
Other Titles: Giustizia dei vincitori, da Norimberga a Baghdad.
From Nuremberg to Baghdad
Responsibility: Danilo Zolo ; translated by M.W. Weir.


Asserts that contemporary international law functions as a two-track system: a made-to-measure law for the hegemons and their allies, on the one hand, and a punitive regime for the losers and the  Read more...


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"This is a powerful and well-argued book. All those who believe in the justice of humanitarian military intervention and the legality of the enforcement of human rights by international tribunals Read more...

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