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Counterinsurgency law : new directions in asymmetric warfare / [edited by] William Banks.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxii, 287 p. ; 24 cm.
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 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.
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."--P. xxii, Introduction.
Contributor:
Banks, William C.
Series:
Terrorism and global justice series.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780199941445
0199941440

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