As an outstanding academician and a chief spokesman of the developing countries, Professor R.P. Anand examines the various problems facing international law and suggests how it should be changed and modified to meet the challenges of tomorrow. The present system of international law is a legacy of the western Christian Civilization and was developed to suit their needs and aspirations. But then, the admission of new African and Asian states to the United Nations really broke open the exclusive club of western powers. These new states not only belong to a different religious, social and cultural background but a majority of them are extremely poor and underdeveloped. International law in order to remain effective must change according to the structure of the new international community is in short the message which the author to convey throughout.
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