What Is Aggression?

"No State or group of States has the right to intervene, directly or indirectly, for any reason whatever, in the internal or external affairs of any other State." That sweeping injunction, embodied in a 1970 United Nations General Assembly resolution, seemed to be what most members had on their minds last week as they voted, 108 to 9, to "deeply deplore" the Reagan Administration's invasion of Grenada. In the U.N. majority's eyes, the U.S. action seemed to provide a prima-facie case of the kind of direct intervention that has long been for bidden...

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