The Invasion of CTrenada, 1983 and the Collapse of Legal Norms

  title={The Invasion of CTrenada, 1983 and the Collapse of Legal Norms},
  author={Maurice Waters},
  journal={Journal of Peace Research},
  pages={229 - 246}
  • Maurice Waters
  • Published 1 September 1986
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Peace Research
The military intervention of Grenada, October 25, 1983 came after years of increasing strain between the interventionists, especially the US, and Grenada. Justification for using force by the US and its Ca ribbean partners was based on 1) claims of undue increase in military power in Grenada, in comparison with other Caribbean states, 2) the non-civil libertarian and socialist character of Grenada's PRG gov ernment which brought it into close and increasing dependency on Cuba and the Soviet… 
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