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Vol 23 No 11 Nov/Dec 2018

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The Law of War 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780521787758
ISBN: 0521787750
Published: April 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This second edition of Ingrid Detter's authoritative work explores the changing legal context of modern warfare in the light of events over the last decade, especially in Kosovo, East Timor, and Rwanda. Detter reviews the status of international forces and the role and responsibilities of organisations including the United Nations, the European Union, and the Red Cross. This new edition covers the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CNTBT), the Landmine Convention (1987), and Laser Protocol. It considers the aftermath of NATO's military action against the former Yugoslavia and its humanitarian justification, an action which illustrates the diminished 'reserved domain' over which a State has exclusive rights. New topics include compensation for war crimes, information warfare, space weapons, war crimes tribunals, sanctions and interventions. This updated edition will be of use to students of international law, international relations and politics.

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Public International Law
Part I. General Principles:
1. The concept of war
2. Prohibition of war
3. Prevention of war
4. The war waging machinery
5. The nature of the law of war
6. Spatial application of the law of war
Part II. Rules on Belligerence:
7. Restrictions on weapons
8. Prohibited methods of warfare
9. Humanitarian rules
10. Effects of the state of war
11. Execution of the law of war
12. Suspension of the law of war