My hypothesis is that there is a general trend toward subordinating war powers to constitutional control, and that this trend includes a subtrend toward greater parliamentary control over the decision to introduce troops into situations of actual or potential hostilities. UN peace operations present one variant of a recurring problem for constitutional democracies, as do collective security and collective enforcement operations under the auspices of the United Nations or a regional body such as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
Constitutional Law | Law | Military, War, and Peace
Lori F. Damrosch,
Is There a General Trend in Constitutional Democracies Toward Parliamentary Control Over War-and-Peace Decisions?,
Am. Soc'y Int'l L. Proc.
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