This article will examine the historical background which precipitated Iraq's invasion, occupation and annexation of Kuwait. It will also examine the political and legal aspects of the U.N. Security Council's resolutions pertaining to Iraq's actions against Kuwait. Finally, it will examine the legitimacy in international law of the use of force against Iraq by the U.S. and its coalition partners.
Dallal, Shaw J.
"International Law and the United Nations' Role In the Gulf Crisis,"
Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce:
1, Article 7.
Available at: http://surface.syr.edu/jilc/vol18/iss1/7