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Title Counterinsurgency law : new directions in asymmetric warfare / [edited by] William Banks.
Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, c2013.
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 Law Library  KZ 6398 .A87 C68 2013    CHECKED IN
Description xxii, 287 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Terrorism and global justice series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-275) and index.
Contents Introduction: Shaping a global legal framework for counterinsurgency: placing postmodern war in context / William C. Banks -- The Human Rights Council and the convergence of humanitarian law and human rights law / Daphné Richemond-Barak -- Proportionality in counterinsurgency: reconciling human rights and humanitarian law / Evan J. Criddle -- Reunifying the law of armed conflict in COIN operations through a sovereign agency theory / Eric Talbot Jensen -- Two sides of the combatant coin: untangling direct participation in hostilities from belligerent status in non-international armed conflicts / Geoffrey Corn -- Valor's vices: against a state duty to risk forces in armed conflict / Peter Margulies -- Agency of risk: the competing balance between protecting military forces and the civilian population during counterinsurgency operations in Afghanistan / Chris Jenks -- New approaches to reducing and mitigating harm to civilians / Gregory S. McNeal -- Terrorism and the laws of multi-dimensional warfare / Boaz Ganor -- The use of force regime and unconventional threats: Anwar al-Awlaki as a case study / Robert Chesney -- The Gaza Freedom Flotilla: politicizing maritime law in assymetric contexts / Corri Zoli.
Summary "The four parts of our book that follow offer a range of legal and policy perspectives on the problems of COIN in particular and irregular warfare in general as twenty-first century asymmetric warfare continues to evolve. The contributors offer analyses and prescriptions that are complimentary in some instances and widely divergent in others."--xxii, Introduction.
Subject War (International law)
Counterinsurgency.
Asymmetric warfare.
War -- Protection of civilians.
Guerrillas (International law)
Added Author Banks, William C.
Standard No. 806014735 813856287
ISBN 9780199941445 ((hardback) : alk. paper)
0199941440 ((hardback) : alk. paper)
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