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Counterinsurgency Law: New Directions in Asymmetric Warfare

[edited by] William Banks
Format
Book
Published
New York : Oxford University Press, c2013.
Language
English
Series
Terrorism and Global Justice Series
ISBN
9780199941445 ((hardback) : alk. paper), 0199941440 ((hardback) : alk. paper)
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.
Contents
  • Introduction: Shaping a global legal framework for counterinsurgency: placing postmodern war in context / William C. Banks
  • 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
  • Use of force regime and unconventional threats: Anwar al-Awlaki as a case study / Robert Chesney
  • Gaza Freedom Flotilla: politicizing maritime law in assymetric contexts / Corri Zoli.
Description
xxii, 287 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-275) and index.
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