International law recognizes a right of self defence as the international court of justice icj affirmed in the nicaragua case on the use of force some commentators believe that the effect of article 51 is only to preserve this right when an armed attack occurs and that other acts of self defence are banned by article 24. Self defence in international law manchester uk manchester university press 1958 e mail citation bowett argues against the need for an actual armed conflict to occur stressing that the inherent right of self defense refers to customary international law as restated in the 1841 correspondence over the sinking of the caroline . Self defense and the right to go to war bowett dw self defense in international law originally published new york praeger 1958 xv 294 pp reprinted 2009 2014 by the lawbook exchange ltd isbn 13 9781584778554 isbn 10 1584778555 hardcover new 65 bowett observes that the use or threat of force by any state can be a delict an approved sanction or a measure taken in self . Anticipatory self defence under international law leo van den hole self defense in international law the israeli raid on the iraqi nuclear reactor 119 1996 noting that self defence holds the unique status as the only ongoing exception for a states unilateral use of force . International self defense ary international law on state responsibility may also have a bearing on these issues right of self defense against an imminent or actual armed attack by
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