Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Tobar/Wilson doctrine

TOBAR / WILSON DOCTRINE : Precludes recognition of any government established by revolutionary means until constitutional reorganization by free election of representatives.

The doctrine was first expressed in a treaty concluded in 1907 by Central American republics at the suggestion of Foreign Minister Tobar of Ecuador and was reiterated by President Woodrow Wilson of the United States in a public statement made 1913.

Example:Coup d'etat during Marcos Regime constituting internal violence,revolution,civil war

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