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About Shannon Brincat

School of Social Science, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia. Email: sbrincat@usc.edu.au.

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Assassinating Sovereigns and American Foreign Policy

Posted by on August 13, 2020

[Ed. note: This guest blog post is part of the Center’s Mini-Symposium on papers presented at the 2020 Firearms Law Works-in-Progress Workshop.] International state-systems are defined by the sovereign independence of each state and therefore do not permit the targeting of sovereign leaders by fellow member states. Assassinating sovereign leaders has been considered so potentially corrosive […]