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- Author: Dr. Jan (eds) Woischnik, Dr Jans Woischnik
- Publication Date: 12-2016
- Content Type: Commentary and Analysis
- Institution: Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI)
- Abstract: In the last decade of the 20th century, when the Cold War came to an end, there was a growing understanding that International Law was consolidated as legitimation body for state actions. It was the begin- ning of a new peaceful world order, the world hoped that an old problem of geopolitics could finally be fully addressed by the International Law, a problem which the Athenian General Thucydides observed already more than 2000 years ago, according to which in the realm of the international, “the strong do what they can and the weak suffer what they must”. In this new world order right was supposed to finally come before might.
- Topic: International Law, Political Theory, Geopolitics
- Political Geography: Global Focus