UN Resolution on Libya Allows Invasion

20 March 20, 2011 — The Real News Network

Francis Boyle: UN resolution prohibits occupation but does not stop attack on land

Bio
Francis Boyle is a Professor of international law at the University of Illinois College of Law in Champaign, Boyle said today: “Without authorization by the United Nations Security Council and express authorization from the U.S. Congress pursuant to the terms of the War Powers Resolution, for President Obama to establish any type of so-called ‘no-fly zone’ over Libya would be illegal and unconstitutional.” While serving as the lawyer for the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1993, Boyle procured the NATO no-fly zone over Bosnia. He is author of “The Bosnian People Charge Genocide.”

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