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The contemporary law of armed conflict

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Manchester University Press, Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin"s Press , Manchester, New York, New York
War (International
StatementL.C. Green.
SeriesMelland Schill monographs in international law
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LC ClassificationsJX4511 .G663 1993
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Paginationxviii, 374 p. :
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Open LibraryOL1418102M
ISBN 100719035406, 0719042046
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The contemporary law of armed conflict It has been accepted since antiquity that some restraint should be observed during armed conflict. This book examines the apparent dichotomy and introduces any study of the law of armed conflict by considering the nature and legality of war.

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Centre for Peace and Conflict Research 'up-to-date and comprehensive no better general introduction to the field can be Journal of Peace and Research 'A concise but thorough examination of the whole of the law applicable to internal and international armed conflicts a book which is both a good text book for the student and a valuable.

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The first edition was adopted as a basic text by military institutions and educational establishments throughout the world and is among the most comprehensive and readable works on the 5/5(1). Book Description. Modern armed conflict has taken a variety of forms and occurs at a variety of levels, raising serious questions concerning the relationship between the law of armed conflict and the reality of contemporary warfare.

International Law and Armed Conflict. shows how the law informs operational and policy decision-making. Placing the law of armed conflict in context with related fields, such as human rights law and national security law, the text provides a complete framework for understanding legal paradigms during and after conflict/5(4).

As the book’s title “The Contemporary Law of Armed Conflict” implies, its coverage broadly hovers around issues of human rights, focusing particularly on those that are violated in situations of war or those which should be upheld by warring the book, the authors bring to the fore recent developments affecting the law of armed conflict globally.

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PDF version. A review of Kenneth Watkin's Fighting at the Legal Boundaries: Controlling the Use of Force in Contemporary Conflict (Oxford University Press, ). The last major attempt to revise international humanitarian law (IHL), also referred to as the law of armed conflict or the law of war, was the Diplomatic Conference which met in Geneva from to and produced the two A1International Institute of Humanitarian Law, San Remo.

The Contemporary Law of Armed ConflictAuthor: Marco E. Odello. This chapter highlights how and why weapons are specifically regulated by the law of armed conflict, and how the United States currently applies this law to ensure the legality of the weapons it fields.

The chapter links today’s complex legal framework to the history of efforts to regulate permissible weapons and munitions. The authors then focus on outlining the framework of “the law of. The book is divided into 21sections, each playing a complementary role towards a holistic, highly informative, educative, and authoritative book on conflict management and resolution from a legal perspective.

Some of the important issues raised in the book include ‘the legality of war and the law of armed conflict” (section 1), which. The law of neutrality - the corpus of legal rules regulating the relationship between belligerents and States taking no part in hostilities - assumed its modern form in a world in which the waging of war was unconstrained.

The neutral State enjoyed territorial inviolability to the extent that it adhered to the obligations attaching to its neutral status and thus the law of neutrality provided. Many will readily agree with Jean Pictet that in-depth knowledge of international humanitarian law (IHL) – also often referred to as the law of armed conflict (LOAC) or the laws of war – is necessary for lawyers, members of the armed forces, humanitarian practitioners and others involved in or working on issues related to armed conflicts.

Few will generally advocate for a broad, non. “The Law of Armed Conflict and the War on Terrorism”, in JACQUES Richard B. (ed.), Issues in International Law and Military Operations, in International Law Studies, Vol.

80,pp. GREENWOOD Christopher, “International Law and the ‘War against Terrorism’”, in International Affairs, Vol. 78/2,pp. Introduction. As noted in Chapter 1, international humanitarian law (IHL) or the jus in bello (law in war) is one of the oldest bodies of international law and aims to regulate the conduct of States and individual participants in an armed conflict, and to protect people and property.

The law seeks to balance twin objectives: the needs of the armed forces of a State (or non-State group) to. The most common type of contemporary armed conflict is fought between a state and one or more armed groups, or between two or more armed groups, yet the law regulating non-international armed conflicts has been barely addressed by academics in comparison to Author: Camille Marquis Bissonnette.

the challenges of contemporary armed conflicts Document prepared by the International Committee of the Red Cross for the 30th International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, Geneva, Switzerland, 26–30 November I.

Introduction This is the second report on ‘‘International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and the. International Law and Armed Conflict: Fundamental Principles and Contemporary Challenges in the Law of War (Aspen Coursebook) by Blank, Laurie R.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Contemporary Law of Targeting This book provides a detailed analysis of those issues.

Also, a chapter is dedicated to considering how United Nations Security Council sanctioning of participation in an armed conflict might affect the range of lawful targets available to a belligerent.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). [The modern law of armed conflict is a testament to humanity’s determination to eviscerate the horrors and suffering of war, and it has been profoundly successful in its penetration of the contemporary military psyche, particularly in the case of Western militaries.

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Wallace. It had, therefore, a religious and philosophical root: armed conflicts needed to be morally accepted and fall within a certain moral code of conduct (Valença, ).

In contemporary terms, this means that war must conform to jus in bellum (the law in waging war) and jus ad bellum (the right to declare war) to be morally accepted.

As normative. Book Description. The law of armed conflict is a key element of the global legal order yet it finds itself in a state of flux created by the changing nature of warfare and the influences of other branches of international law.

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The Routledge Handbook of the Law of Armed Conflict provides a Some contemporary issues. Throughout the book. The Handbook consists of 32 Chapters in seven parts. Part I provides the historical background and sets out some of the contemporary challenges.

Part II considers the relevant sources of international law. Part III describes the different legal regimes: land warfare, air warfare, maritime warfare, the law of occupation, the law applicable to peace operations, and the law of neutrality. The Law of Armed Conflict: International Humanitarian Law introduces law students and undergraduates to the law of war in an age of terrorism.

It gives great introduction to the evolution of "law' and "rules" (note the difference here) that presumably govern armed conflict in the contemporary world. The author was a military officer and an /5(9).

The hybridization of warfare has, undoubtedly, strained the traditional law of armed conflict paradigm. For example, the law of armed conflict is rooted in the binary differentiation between international and non-international armed conflicts. Classifying a conflict as one or the other is. Newly revised and expanded, The Law of Armed Conflict, 2nd edition introduces law students and undergraduates to the law of war in an age of terrorism.

What law of armed conflict (LOAC), or its civilian counterpart, international humanitarian law (IHL), applies in a particular armed conflict? Are terrorists legally bound by that law?Author: Gary D. Solis.This is the fourth report on international humanitarian law (IHL) and the challenges of contemporary armed conflicts prepared by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for the.‘Armed Conflicts and the Law is a book of impressive scope and depth.

Ranging deftly across the spectrum of armed conflict and the law that governs it, this impressive work draws together new voices and world-renowned experts from the academy, military and the ICRC to examine the normative nuances of contemporary conflict.