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From Cold War to Cyber War: The Evolution of the International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict Over the Last 25 Years

Edited by: Hans-Joachim Heintze, Pierre Thielborger

ISBN13: 9783319190860
Published: August 2015
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Country of Publication: Switzerland
Format: Hardback
Price: £89.99

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This book follows the history of the international law of peace and armed conflict over the last 25 years. It highlights both the parameters that have remained the same over the years as well as the new challenges now facing international law. The articles analyze new developments concerning the prohibition of the use of force in international relations, self-determination of peoples, human rights and human security as well as international coordination of humanitarian assistance.

Public International Law
Part I: Progressive Development of International Law: From Cold War to Cyber War - The Evolution of the International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict over the last 25 Years: An Introduction by Hans-Joachim Heintze and Pierre Thielborger
Perspectives of International Humanitarian Law by Knut Ipsen

Part II: Old Wine in New Bottles: Autonomy and Independence in International Law: Autonomy and Conflict Resolution by Markku Suksi
Permutations of Popular Sovereignty Before, During and After the Scottish Independence Referendum by Lisa Gow

Part III: New Threats to International Peace and Security: Climate Change and International Peace and Security: Time for a 'Green' Security Council? by Pierre Thielborger
Environmental Migration as a Humanitarian Challenge by Kerstin Rosenow-Williams

Part IV: New Forms of Warfare and Weaponry: Drones in International Law - The Applicability of Air and Space Law by Stephan Hobe
"Humanitarian Bombardments" in Jus in Bello? by Robert Kolb
The Applicability of Article 51 UN Charter to Asymmetric Wars by Peter Hilpold

Part V: The Changing Role of the Individual in the Law of Peace and Armed Conflict: The Role of the Human Security Perspective by Wolfgang Benedek
Access to Victims and Humanitarian Assistance by Hans-Joachim Heintze
Non-Refoulement in International Refugee, Human Rights Law and Asylum Laws by Charlotte Lulf
Gender in Armed Conflict: The Dimension of Sexual Violence by Wolfgang S. Heinz and Judith Kaiser

Part VI : Practical Insights on Humanitarian Action and Challenges to the Humanitarian Principles: International Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance by Eltje Aderhold
Humanitarian Action and Western Military Intervention - a View from Medecins Sans Frontieres Germany by Ulrike von Pilar, Corinna Ditscheid and Alfhild Bohringer
The Role of the German Red Cross as Auxiliary to the Public Authorities in the Humanitarian Field by Sascha Rolf Luder
Siding with Rebels - Recognition of Opposition Groups and the Provision of Military Assistance in Libya and Syria (2011-2014) by Christian Schaller
Civil - Military Relations and International Law by Daniel-Erasmus Khan.