Partition of Failed States: Impediments and Impulses

Grant, Thomas D.
July 2004
Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies;Summer2004, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p51
Academic Journal
Analyzes the effectiveness of partition as a strategy to address the crisis of failed states in the international legal and political context. Criteria used to define a failed state; Role of World War II on the crisis of failed states; Manipulation of the definition of failed state to justify intervention; Disruption of international order when intervention is not supported by a majority of nation-states; Efforts to remake several failed states.


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