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Still other states, such as Chile, argued the norm should extend far enough to include the idea of economic self-determination, including rights to expropriation and nationalization of state resources (Cassese 1995: 51). States with national minorities but no colonial holdings, such as the Soviet Union, supported a narrow definition focusing on the imperial question. Other states, such as Afghanistan which was engaged at the time in an irredentist dispute with Pakistan over Pashtun territories, supported broader interpretation of the norm.
States with national minorities but no colonial holdings, such as the Soviet Union, supported a narrow definition focusing on the imperial question. Other states, such as Afghanistan which was engaged at the time in an irredentist dispute with Pakistan over Pashtun territories, supported broader interpretation of the norm. Supporters of the incorporation of the broader, yet vaguer, definitions of selfdetermination eventually won out, at least on paper. Many Western states, in the end, supported the broader definitions of self-determination in order to dilute what otherwise would have been a more pointed attack on colonialism as well as to head off any serious consideration of provisions that would extend the norm so far as to include the economic principles of self-determination advocated by some states.
The absence of specific referents around which to express self-determination among nontransborder nations yields a situation within which state leaders will systematically tend to yield to the dictates of the international norms and respect the territorial integrity and sovereignty of other nations. In the presence of an irredentist-type transborder group, the self-determination norm has a much higher degree of specificity on the societal level, both mutually constraining an executive while, at the same time, allowing that decision maker the freedom “to choose the norm which best justifies his or her behavior” (Boekle et al, 1999: 10).