The conclusion I came to during my time in the Foreign Office was that the old international order was neither a natural phenomenon to which humanity had simply adjusted its behaviour nor a fortuitous aggregation of countless past events of human interaction.
Diaz, Carlos Fernando
"With Law In Their Minds: Some reflections On The Nature Of Public International Law At The Light Of Current Political Science Theory,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 4
, Article 14.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol4/iss3/14