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Title The law of armed conflict : constraints on the contemporary use of military force / edited by Howard M. Hensel
Published Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Co., [2005]


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Description xiv, 266 pages ; 24 cm
Series Global interdisciplinary studies series
Global interdisciplinary studies series.
Contents 1. Military necessity and the war against global terrorism / Gregory A. Raymond -- 2. Targeting regime leaders during armed hostilities : an effective way to achieve regime change? / Catherine Lotrionte -- 3. The protection of cultural objects during armed conflicts / Howard M. Hensel -- 4. The principle of civilian protection and contemporary armed conflict / Mika Nishimura Hayashi -- 5. Detention, the 'war on terror' and international law / Francoise J. Hampson -- 6. The impact of the war on terror on the accountability of armed groups / George J. Andreopoulos -- 7. The war on terrorism : time for a new 'wise war' framework? / April Morgan -- 8. Conclusion : amid normative and conceptual crisis / Richard Falk
Summary "This volume brings together a group of scholars to address some of the contemporary normative and legal challenges and problems associated with the application of the concepts of just war, the just conduct of war, and the law of armed conflict to 21st century warfare."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject War (International law)
Prisoners of war -- Legal status, laws, etc.
War victims -- Legal status, laws, etc.
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009.
Author Hensel, Howard M.
LC no. 2005014420
ISBN 0754645436 alkaline paper