Islam and the Modern Law of Nations

  title={Islam and the Modern Law of Nations},
  author={Majid Khadduri},
  journal={American Journal of International Law},
  pages={358 - 372}
  • Majid Khadduri
  • Published 1 April 1956
  • Political Science
  • American Journal of International Law
Muslim states have shown in recent years eagerness to participate in international organizations and co-operate with other Powers to promote international peace and security. This is a significant phenomenon in the behavior of states whose traditional law of nations is so radically different from the modern law of nations and the principles implied in the United Nations Charter. 
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