Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2013.
xxii, 287 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-275) and index.
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 from belligerent status in non-international armed conflicts / Geoffrey S. 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 / Christopher 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 M. Chesney
The Gaza flotilla incident: the role of maritime law and strategy in COIN operations / Corri Zoli.
"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."--P. xxii, Introduction.