Web Sources: Prof. Paust's "Use of Force" Seminar

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New Fall 2004:
1) regarding "the Bush Doctrine," see: http://www.whitehouse.gov/nsc/nss.pdf
2) regarding interrogation techniques, see:

a) DOJ OLC Att’ys John Yoo & Robert Delahunty Memo to DOD Gen. Counsel Wm. Hayns (Jan. 9, 2002):
at http://msnbc.msn.com/id/5025040/site/newsweek/:
b) White House Counsel Gonzales Memorandum to President Bush (Jan. 25, 2002):
c) Report by Major General Taguba, Article 15-6 Investigation of the 800th Military Police Brigade (Feb. 2004)
d) Final Report of the Independent Panel to Review DOD Detention Operations (Aug. 2004)
e) The “Fay” Report:
and at: http://www.npr.org/documents/2004/abuse/fay-jones_report.pdf
f) Sec. Rumsfeld Memorandum for the Commander, U.S. So. Command, on Counter-Resistance Techniques in the War on Terrorism:
g) Human Rights Watch Report re: Chronology of decisions and chart of techniques (with some click-ons to other documents):

International Institutions


The United Nations http://www.un.org

The International Court of Justice http://www.icj-cij.org
Homepage in English

The International Criminal Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia http://www.un.org/icty

The International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda http://www.ictr.org (little slow)

The Rome Statute of International Criminal Court http://www.un.org/law/icc/

The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights http://www.unhchr.ch

Related Sites:


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Regional Institutions

NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organizations http://www.nato.int/

The Council of Europe http://www.coe.int/portalT.asp

The European Court of Human Rights (Strasbourg) http://www.echr.coe.int

The European Union http://www.europa.eu.int

The European Court of Justice http://curia.eu.int

The Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe http://www.osce.org

The Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) http://www.aseansec.org

The Organization of American States http://www.oas.org

The Organization of African Unity http://www.oau-oua.org

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Relevant US Departments and Agencies

The White House

The Senate

The House of Representatives

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of Defense

Homeland Security Homepage



The Judge Advocate General's School-US Army http://www.jagcnet.army.mil/TJAGSA

The United States Military Academy at West Point http://www.usma.edu/

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UK Ministries and Parliament

The UK Prime Minister's home page http://www.number-10.gov.uk/

UK Parliament

Her Majesty's Stationery Office (Government Publications in the UK)

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Non-Governmental Organizations, Professional Associations

The American Society of International Law (ASIL) http://www.asil.org/

General Comments adopted by the Human Rights Committee via the University of Minnesota Human Rights Library

Crimes of War: use of force, war crimes, crimes against humanity

The European Journal of International Law http://www.ejil.org

Human Rights Watch http://www.hrw.org

Lawyers Committee for Human Rights http://www.lchr.org

Women and International Law http://www.law-lib.utoronto.ca/diana

Coalition for International Criminal Court http://www.iccnow.org/

USA for the International Criminal Court http://www.usaforicc.org/

International Criminal Court: Resources in Print and Electronic Format
Compiled by Lyonette Louis-Jacques http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/~llou/icc.html

Amnesty International http://www.amnesty.org/