No 16



The Responsibility Of The US As A Belligerent Occupier Of Iraq

The following paper was written exclusively for MEES by Dr Anis F Kassim, an expert in international law and a practicing lawyer in 'Amman.

For all practical purposes,Iraq is now an occupied territory, pockets of ineffective resistance notwithstanding. US led forces of the coalition powers are now in full control of the land and the population of Iraq. As such, the Fourth Geneva Convention of 1949...