Numerous acts committed by Iraq during the Gulf War constitute crimes under international law. This essay explores the foundation and development of international law. The essay concludes that, given the scope and severity of the acts committed, both the United States and Israel would be justified in trying Saddam Hussein and others for war crimes under international law.
Louis Rene Beres,
Prosecuting Iraqi Gulf War Crimes: Allied and Israeli Rights under International Law,
16 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 41
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