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This new edition of Cassese s International Law provides a stimulating and authoritative account of international law for undergraduates and postgraduates It has been fully revised and updated to include all recent developments in the subject, and contains a new chapter on terrorism as well as extensive revision of the section on state responsibility Providing a comprehensive commentary on international law as a whole, it compares the traditional legal position with the developing and evolving law in a way that is sensitive to political and economic considerations, as well as including detailed yet accessible examinations of state responsibility and international criminal law The late Professor Cassese was a leading figure in the field, and this new edition takes full advantage of his extensive experience to provide apersonal approach to the subject than is typically found in the standard textbook, acting as good intellectual exercise for the stronger student The late Antonio Cassese was the Editor of the Journal of International Criminal Justice To read sample articles from the journal visit jicjoupjournalsProfessor of international law, University of Florence former President of the Council of Europe Committee for the Prevention of Torture former Judge and President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia Chairman of the UN International Commission of Enquiry into Violations of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in Darfur member of the Institut de Droit International