Testing the Boundaries of International Humanitarian Law

Testing the Boundaries of International Humanitarian Law

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This collection of essays comes as the first British Institute of International and Comparative Law publication in the field of international humanitarian law in over a dozen years. This new book explores the important and topical subject of 21st century conflict and the implications for international humanitarian law. The areas covered include in-depth analysis of topical issues such as terrorism and complex security situations, legal fault-lines, contemporary warfare, post-conflict management, and in problems relative to occupation, interrelations between humanitarian law, and human rights. A special section is dedicated to the creation and role of the Iraqi Special Tribunal.At first glance this book may not seem to benefit from a transparent thematic unity, unlike the two previous BIICL ... This book is a departure from this tradition as a careful readera#39;s eye will be able to see that all of the essays do refer to the most ... Colonel Ken Watkin looks into the very nature of armed conflict, how it evolved in recent years in tandem with changing concepts of the enemy and warfare.

Title:Testing the Boundaries of International Humanitarian Law
Author:Susan Carolyn Breau, Agnieszka Jachec-Neale
Publisher:British Inst of International & Comparative - 2006


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