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Use of force by states
also called Armed attack

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  1. controlled by both customary international law and by treaty law

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  2. The UN Charter reads in article 2(4)

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  3. There has been widespread debate about the significance of the phrasing of article 2(4), specifically about the use of the solitary word "force." There is a strain of opinion holding that whereas "armed attack" is referred to in article 51, the use o

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  4. All members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state, or in any other manner inconsistent with the purposes of the United Nations

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  5. Although some commentators interpret this provision as banning only the use of force directed at the territorial integrity or political independence of a state, the more widely held opinion is that these are merely intensifiers, and that the article

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