The role of host state consent in the UK parliamentary debate on air strikes in Iraq

In his blog post, PluriCourts postdoc Matthew Saul analyses the recent vote by the UK Parliament on the UK government's motion on air strikes in Iraq against ISIL.

Which role did the "request of the government of Iraq for international support" play in the parliamentary debates? Which limitations does consent of the government of host states have? Which broader issues should be taken into account by parliamentarians?

Read the full bog post here.

Published Dec. 4, 2014 9:26 AM - Last modified Dec. 4, 2014 9:26 AM