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2003

Jacobson (Harold)

Transnational Law

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When Can Nations Go To War? Politics And Change In The Un Securtiy System, Charlotte Ku Jan 2003

When Can Nations Go To War? Politics And Change In The Un Securtiy System, Charlotte Ku

Michigan Journal of International Law

In an appreciation of Harold Jacobson written for the American Journal of International Law, the author concluded that following the events of September 11, 2001, we would need the kind of gentle wisdom Harold Jacobson brought to his tasks more than ever. The author also recalled Harold Jacobson's own observation in Networks of Interdependence that his assessment of the global political system was an optimistic, but not a naive one. These qualities of quiet determination to get to the bottom of an issue and of optimism stemmed from a fundamental belief that individuals, armed with information and the opportunity ...