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Title Libya from repression to revolution : a record of armed conflict and international law violations, 2011-2013 / edited by M. Cherif Bassiouni
Published Leiden : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2013
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Description 1 online resource
Series International Criminal Law Series
International criminal law series.
Contents About the Editor; The Contributors; Acknowledgements; General Introduction; Glossary of Terms; A Note on Transliteration; A Note on the Reports of the International Comision of Inquiry on Libya; Basic Facts about Libya; Chronology of Events; Part One The Libyan Conflict in Context: History of Repression and the Aftermath of Revolution; Introduction to Part One; Chapter One Historical Background; 1. Introduction; 2. Ancient Libya: 10th Century bce-642 ce; 3. The Arab Domination Period: 642-1517 ce; 4. The First Ottoman Domination and the Qaramanli Dynasty:1551-1835
1. Introduction2. Military Forces and Organizational Structure; 2.1. Background on the Libyan Military; 2.2. The Qadhafi Forces; 2.3. The Thuwar Forces; 3. Stages of the Conflict; 3.1. Military Analysis and Overview; 3.2. The Protest Phase; 3.3. The Armed Conflict; 3.4. The Post-Qadhafi Period; 4. Conclusion; Appendix: Glossary of the Weapons Used During the Conflict; Chapter Three The NATO Campaign: An Analysis of the 2011 Intervention; 1. Introduction; 2. Overview of the NATO Campaign; 2.1. The U.S. Role in the NATO Operations; 3. The Legal Framework for the Use of Force
4. The Security Council's Practice under Chapter VI and the Use of Force5. The Security Council and the Libyan Conflict; 5.1. Compliance with the UN Charter and the Security Council Resolution Authorizing Use of Force; 5.2. Jus in Bello and the Absolute Obligation to Comply with the Laws of War: The Rules of Distinction and Proportionality; 6. NATO Airstrikes; 6.1. Phases of Operations; 6.2. A Survey of Incidents; 7. Assessing NATO Operations; 7.1. Direct Foreign Assistance for Opposition Forces; 7.2. Military Targets and Civilian Casualties; 8. Conclusion
5. The Second Ottoman Domination: 1835-19116. Italian Colonial Domination and the Shaping of the Libyan Nation: 1911-1943; 6.1. Occupation and Resistance; 6.2. WWII and the Western Desert Campaign; 7. Independence and the Establishment of the Kingdom of Libya:1943-1969; 7.1. Establishing Independence; 7.2. The Early Independence Period; 8. The Libyan Arab Republic and the Rise of Mu'ammar Qadhafi:1969-1977; 8.1. The Free Unionist Officers Movement and the 1969 Coup; 8.2. Qadhafi's Popular Revolution; 9. The Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriyya: 1977-2001
9.1. The 1977 Declaration of the Establishment of the Jamahiriyya9.2. Exporting Revolution and Confrontation with the West; 10. Libya and the West, A New Era of Economic, Diplomatic and Security Relations: 2001-2011; 10.1. The Post-9/11 Global War on Terrorism; 10.2. Economic Incentives; 10.3. Military Relations and Weapons Procurement; 10.4. Human Rights Considerations; 11. Qadhafi: A History of Political Terror; 11.1. The Legacy of Fear and Psycho-Social Trauma; 11.2. Support for International Terrorism; 12. Conclusion; Chapter Two The Evolution of the Armed Conflict: 2011-2012
Appendix -- Letters From NATO's Legal Adviser Regarding Controversial Strikes
Summary This groundbreaking new volume provides the first comprehensive review of the Libyan conflict of 2011. The book expands on and complements the report of the Commission of Inquiry to the United Nations Human Rights Council, and provides the reader with the information essential to understanding the Libyan conflict, its causes and ramifications, and the difficulties the country faces as it rebuilds in the wake of 40 years of repression and the effects of a brutal civil war
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject War crimes -- Libya.
Libya -- History -- Civil War, 2011- -- Atrocities -- Sources.
Libya -- History -- Civil War, 2011- -- Law and legislation -- Sources.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Bassiouni, M. Cherif, 1937-2017.
ISBN 1306318955 (electronic bk.)
9004257357 (electronic bk.)
9781306318952 (electronic bk.)
9789004257351 (electronic bk.)