International Lawyers & Other Apologists: The Case of the Cuban Missile Crisis

@article{Shalom1979InternationalL,
  title={International Lawyers \& Other Apologists: The Case of the Cuban Missile Crisis},
  author={S. Shalom},
  journal={Polity},
  year={1979},
  volume={12},
  pages={83 - 109}
}
  • S. Shalom
  • Published 1979
  • Political Science
  • Polity
The American "quarantine" of Cuba during the missile crisis in 1962 has been the subject of much legal controversy. In this article the author takes a critical view of the legality and good faith of the American action. He directs his criticism at Abram Chayes's book, The Cuban Missile Crisis: International Crises and the Role of Law, which he takes to be an authoritative statement of the American position by a former legal adviser to the State Department. In contrast to the almost universally… Expand
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This observation was made by Roger Hagan
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis (Chicago: Quadrangle
  • 1963
Crisis, p. 113, mentions only that Bolivia abstained on a single paragraph without indicating what it was
    Halper cites anothe Sorensen reference to cargo insurance problems
    • Foreign Policy Crises: Appearance and Reality in Decision Making
    Quoted in Hilsman, Move