The Use of Diplomatic Channels to Combat State Interference and Guerrilla Tactics in International Arbitrations
Article from: TDM 3 (2014), in Guerrilla Tactics in International Arbitration & Litigation
Disputing parties have been known to use guerrilla tactics in arbitration since time immemorial. Arbitrations involving states or state entities are of particular interest as they potentially provide 'an inherent inequality in the balance of power of the disputing parties'. It has to be pointed out that in such cases it is not necessarily the disputing state parties resorting to guerrilla tactics. However, since the diplomatic channels examined here would usually be directed against guerrilla methods used by states or state entities, this chapter will focus on states employing guerrilla ...