1 The principle of non-intervention is an international legal norm whose violation is often alleged and which is proclaimed under completely different circumstances. As a result, the exact meaning of the principle remains unclear. In general usage, international scholars have defined intervention as the interference by a State in the internal or foreign affairs of another State. It is only prohibited when it occurs in fields of State affairs which are solely the responsibility of inner State actors, takes place through forcible or dictatorial means, and aims to...
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