WEATHERING THE STORM: LEGALITY AND LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE SAUDI-LED MILITARY INTERVENTION IN YEMEN

@article{Ruys2016WEATHERINGTS,
  title={WEATHERING THE STORM: LEGALITY AND LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE SAUDI-LED MILITARY INTERVENTION IN YEMEN},
  author={Tom Ruys and Luca Ferro},
  journal={International and Comparative Law Quarterly},
  year={2016},
  volume={65},
  pages={61 - 98}
}
  • T. Ruys, Luca Ferro
  • Published 1 January 2016
  • Political Science
  • International and Comparative Law Quarterly
Abstract On 26 March 2015, a Saudi-led coalition launched ‘Operation Decisive Storm’ on the territory of the Republic of Yemen following a request by that country's beleaguered government. Although it received no prior fiat from the UN Security Council and took place amidst a civil war, the intervention met with approval from numerous States, with only few critical sounds. Closer scrutiny nonetheless reveals that the self-defence justification, which is primarily relied upon, does not provide a… 
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