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Obeying Orders: Atrocity, Military Discipline and the Law of War

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ISBN13: 9781560004073
ISBN: 156000407X
Published: July 2001
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Osiel argues that international and military law could more effectively prevent combat atrocities by studying how and why they occur. The author explores the moral and legal ambiguity of military discipline and the dilemma of obedience. The evidence is drawn from a wide array of recent wars and peace enforcement operations.