Prolonged Military Occupation: The Israeli-Occupied Territories Since 1967

  title={Prolonged Military Occupation: The Israeli-Occupied Territories Since 1967},
  author={Adam C. Roberts},
  journal={American Journal of International Law},
  pages={44 - 103}
  • A. Roberts
  • Published 1 January 1990
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • American Journal of International Law
To what extent are international legal rules formally applicable, and practically relevant, to a prolonged military occupation? The question has assumed prominence because of the exceptional duration of the occupation by Israel of various territories that came under its control in the war of June 5–10, 1967. The situation there has had two classic features of a military occupation: first, a formal system of external control by a force whose presence is not sanctioned by international agreement… 
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