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U.S.A. – IRAN : IN THE NAME OF SELF-DEFENCE

Why in news?

Implications of International Laws, The U.S. strike in Iraq that killed Soleimani was in violation of UN norms proscribing such unilateral use of force

What does the law say?

  • Under international law, there is a general prohibition on the use of force, articulated in Article 2(4) of the UN Charter.
  • The Article proscribes any use of force by members against the “territorial integrity or political independence” of a state

Exceptions to the law

  • Implications of International Laws, Use of force by a state in the lawful exercise of its right to self- defence
  • When such an act is carried out with the prior authorisation of the UN Security Council (UNSC)
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