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US air strikes on Syria: what happens when the US fails to provide a legal justification?

12th April 2017

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Anthea Roberts is a specialist in public international law, investment treaty law and arbitration, and comparative international law. Prior to joining the ANU, Anthea was an Associate Professor at the London School of Economics , a Visiting Professor at Columbia Law School and a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School. She is also currently a Visiting Professor on the Masters of International Dispute Settlement at the Graduate Institute/University of Geneva. In 2017, Anthea will serve as one of the two inaugural Legal Fellows for the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of their new Diplomatic Academy.

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RegNet’s Anthea Roberts provides expert legal commentary on the US airstrikes on Syria.

View Anthea’s commentary on the blog of the European Journal of International Law, EJIL: Talk! and on the online forum Just Security:

Syrian Strikes: A Singular Exception or a Pattern and a Precedent?

What Do Top Legal Experts Say About the Syria Strikes?

Anthea Roberts is a specialist in public international law, investment treaty law and arbitration, and comparative international law. Anthea has published on a wide range of international law topics and previously taught at the London School of Economics, Columbia Law School and Harvard Law School.

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