The scene is Beijing. You are an international political adviser to the government of the People's Republic of China (PRC). The news dominating the cable traffic is that Argentina has invaded the Falkland Islands.' Even though the invasion is on the other side of the planet, in a region in which the PRC is not directly involved, you will follow the events there with great interest for the next several weeks.
W. M. Reisman,
International Incidents: Introduction to a New Genre in the Study of International Law,
Yale J. Int'l L.
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