Flashcards in 8 - Countermeasures Deck (4)
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