John Balouziyeh and Jonathan G. Burns on Just War Theory: The Perspectives of Christianity, Islam and Modern International Law Compared

by John Balouziyeh and Jonathan G. Burns Cultures have explored political, philosophical and religious grounds of just war and the legality of use of force. International law distinguishes between jus ad bellum, laws that regulate recourse to the use of armed force, and jus in bello, the rules governing...

Russia’s Annexation of Crimea: An Analysis under the Principles of Jus ad Bellum

Introduction The Legality of the Use of Force under the UN Charter In the devastating aftermath of World War II, the international community came together to prohibit the use of force in international relations. The Charter of the United Nations ( Charter or CUN ) became the formal codification...