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What is a countermeasure?

A “reaction” to a prior internationally wrong act, these are non violent acts which are illegal but become legal when executed in response to a states illegal act


What is the difference between countermeasures and retorsion?

Retorsion is an unfriendly act in response to another unfriendly act - no laws broken unlike a countermeasure


Whats the difference between reprisals and countermeasures?

Reprisals include violence whereas countermeasures do not


What was established in the Air Services Agreement Case

That a counter measure must be preceded by a wrongful act and must be proportional