The Conduct of Hostilities Under the Law of International Armed Conflict




The Conduct of Hostilities Under the Law of International Armed Conflict

Number of page: 275
Author: Yoram Dinstein
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Category: Law

A companion volume to the author’s textbook War, Aggression and Self-Defence, Third Edition (Cambridge 2001), this book focuses on issues arising in the course of hostilities between States, emphasizing the most recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Main themes considered are lawful and unlawful combatants, war crimes (including command responsibility and defenses), prohibited weapons, the distinction between combatants and civilians, legitimate military objectives, and the protection of the environment and cultural property. Many specific topics that have attracted much interest in recent hostilities are also addressed. Also available: War, Aggression and Self-Defence 0-521-79344-0 Hardback $110.00 C 0-521-79758-6 Paperback $40.00 D

About The Author

Stockton Professor of International Law, US Naval War College.