Contents: Idealists, the Just War, and the Right Authority – Idealists and the Legitimate Use of Force – Game Theory
in International Law – National Interest as an Obstacle to Positivist International Law – The United Nations as a Tool – Neoconservatives
and the Threat Emanating from International Law – Neoconservatives and the Legitimate Use of Force – Diverging Perspectives
on Self-Defence: The Gulf War; the Iraq War – Diverging Perspectives on Humanitarian Intervention: The Rwanda Crisis; the
Kosovo Conflict – The Authority of the UN in a Unipolar World: the Iranian Nuclear Dispute; the Darfur Conflict.