Military strikes in Yemen in 2015: intervention by invitation and self-defence in the course of Yemen’s ‘model transitional process’

  title={Military strikes in Yemen in 2015: intervention by invitation and self-defence in the course of Yemen’s ‘model transitional process’},
  author={Benjamin K Nussberger},
  journal={Journal on the Use of Force and International Law},
  pages={110 - 160}
  • Benjamin K Nussberger
  • Published 2 January 2017
  • Political Science
  • Journal on the Use of Force and International Law
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