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Paust – Syrian Intervention

Patricia Gray

Sept. 11, 2013 – While U.S. military action in Syria is on hold pending the outcome of Russian diplomacy with the Assad regime, the threat of limited airstrikes is still on the table. University of Houston Law Center Professor Jordan Paust says there are several legal justifications under the U.N. Charter for military intervention in Syria. Paust, the Mike and Teresa Baker Law Center Professor, is a prolific writer on international law and one of the most cited law professors in the nation. Click here to read his article in Jurist.

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