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Developments in international law ; v. 64.
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An emerging problem in international law The international community has acted on behalf of states in the past The failed state par excellence : the role of the international community in Somalia demonstrates the inadequacy of the system to deal with state failure What is state failure? The inadequacy of existing legal techniques to deal with failed states Responding to public health emergencies in failed states Environmental emergencies in failed states United Nations actions and the use of military force to provide assistance to domestic populations in failed states Conclusion: A set of principles to approach state failure.