Stopping a Seemingly Unstoppable Force: The War between ISIS and the Syrian Government

Stopping a Seemingly Unstoppable Force: The War between ISIS and the Syrian Government

By: Kathryn Bristor.

This post explores the impact of ISIS’ presence in Syria, the legal principles underlying the conflict, and the devastating reality that UN members may not have the ability to intervene in the war that is raging on within the Syrian borders.  Through the examination of customary international law, it is apparent that foreign involvement may prove to be more difficult than at first glance.

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