1st Edition

The Falklands War
Lessons for Strategy, Diplomacy, and International Law

ISBN 9780367706869
Published May 12, 2021 by Routledge
270 Pages

USD $120.00

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Book Description

First published in 1985, The Falklands War was the first comprehensive work of its kind.

The book brings together a wealth of work by scholars and practitioners in the fields of diplomacy, military affairs, and international politics and law. It provides a comprehensive and objective overview of the Falklands War and the underlying crisis that continued following it.

This volume is a detailed study suitable for anyone wishing to expand their knowledge of the Falklands War.

Table of Contents

1: The Falklands War: Intersection of Strategy, Diplomacy, and International Law, Anthony C. Arend; Part One: The Challenges to International Law; 2: Historical and Legal Background of the Falkland/Malvinas Dispute, Alfred P. Rubin; 3: The Strategic Role of Legal Principles, Thomas M. Franck; 4: Philosophical and Legal Dimensions of the Use of Force in the Falklands War, Alberto R. Coll; 5: The Falklands War and the Failure of the International Legal Order, Anthony C. Arend; 6: The Falklands Crisis and the Laws of War, Howard S. Levie; Part Two: The Challenges to Diplomacy; 7: Anglo-Argentine Diplomacy and the Falkland Crisis, Douglas Kinney; 8: American Diplomacy and the Haig Mission: An Insider’s Perspective, David C. Gompert; 9: UN Efforts at Settlement of the Falklands Islands Crisis, Inis L. Claude, Jr. 10: The OAS and the Inter-American System: History, Law, and Diplomacy, Srilal Perera; Part Three: Looking to the Future; 11: The South Atlantic Conflict: Strategic, Military and Technological Lessons, Dov S. Zakheim; 12: Anglo-Argentine Rivalry after the Falklands: One the Road to Antarctica? Christopher C. Joyner; 13: The Falkland Islands Crisis and the Management of Boundary Disputes, David A. Colson; 14: Trusteeship for the Falklands under Joint U.K - U.S Administration: A Proposal, Monroe Leigh; 15: Lessons for the Future, Alberto R. Coll; Index

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Alberto R. Coll and Anthony C. Arend