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Pl. n.

Actions, military or economic, taken in response to the conduct of another state that are not necessary or justifiable as self-defence. As with other forms of force, the unilateral use of such countermeasures may be illegal under the UN Charter unless it be approved by a UN Security Council resolution. See angary; anticipatory self-defence; reprisals.

Subjects: International Law.


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