International law and armed conflict : exploring the faultlines : essays in honour of Yoram Dinstein / edited by Michael N. Schmitt and Jelena Pejic.

In the 21st Century, both international security and armed conflict are the subject of arguably unprecedented sea changes. As a result, claims that both the jus ad bellum and jus in bello are unwieldy and ill-fitting in the context of modern hostilities have surfaced prominently. This book addresses...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Schmitt, Michael N. Pejic, Jelena. Dinstein, Yoram.
Format: eBook
Published:Leiden, the Netherlands ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2007.
Series:International humanitarian law series ; v. 15.
Table of Contents:
  • A revival of the just war theory? / Ivan Shearer
  • Rethinking collective security / Thomas Franck
  • Topographies of force / Dino Kritsiotis
  • Claims to pre-emptive uses of force : some trends and projections and their implications for world order / W. Michael Reisman and Andrea Armstrong
  • The temporal dimension of self-defense : anticipation, pre-emption, prevention and immediacy / Terry D. Gill
  • Responding to transnational terrorism under the jus ad bellum : a normative framework / Michael N. Schmitt
  • Is US adherence to the rule of law in international affairs feasible? / John F. Murphy
  • The military action in Iraq and international law / Ruth Wedgwood.
  • Ius ad bellum and ius in bello-the separation between the legality of the use of force and humanitarian rules to be respected in warfare : crucial or outdated? / Marco Sassoli
  • 21st century conflict and international humanitarian law : status quo or change? / Kenneth Watkin
  • The law of weaponry-is it adequate? / Bill Boothby
  • "Combatants"-substance or semantics? / Charles H.B. Garraway
  • "Unlawful/enemy combatants" : interpretations and consequences / Jelena Pejic
  • Ghosts in the machine : some legal issues concerning US military contractors in Iraq / Avril McDonald
  • Leaders, courtiers and command responsibility in Shakespeare / Theodor Meron
  • Civilian detentions in Iraq / Andru E. Wall
  • Transformative military occupation : applying the laws of war and human rights / Adam Roberts
  • The adequacy of international humanitarian law rules on belligerent occupation : to what extent may Security Council Resolution 1483 be considered a model for adjustment? / Rüdiger Wolfrum
  • The separation fence in the International Court of Justice and the High Court of Justice : commonalities, differences and specifics / Fania Domb
  • "Benevolent" third states in international armed conflicts : the myth of the irrelevance of the law of neutrality / Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg.