When President Bush gave Saddam Hussein and his inner circle 48 hours to leave Iraq or face military action, he cited existing U.N. resolutions as the authority needed for war. David Kennedy, a law professor at Harvard University, joins Neal Conan to discuss how international law applies to the current conflict.
*Professor of International Law at Harvard University Law School
*Director of the European Law Research Center.
*Author The Dark Sides of International Humanitarianism. (Princeton University Press, 2003)