Filed Under: International Law
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Public International Law, 2/e$60.00 – $96.00
A self-help remedy which permits states to commit certain acts that would be illegal at international law but for the fact that they are committed in response to prior acts of illegality by the states against which they are directed; also a defence against a claim in state responsibility.