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The Law of Armed Conflict

International Humanitarian Law in War

Authors

Gary D. Solis, United States Military Academy

Description

Newly revised and updated, The Law of Armed Conflict, introduces students to the law of war in an age of terrorism. What law of armed conflict (LOAC) or its civilian counterpart, international humanitarian law (IHL), applies in a particular armed conflict? Are terrorists bound by that law? What constitutes a war crime? What (or who) is a lawful target and how are targeting decisions made? What are 'rules of engagement' and who formulates them? How can an autonomous weapon system…

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Key features

  • A revised and updated third edition of the widely adopted armed conflict textbook
  • Includes up-to-date coverage of cyber warfare, drone warfare, and terrorism
  • Provides an accessible introduction to the basics of international humanitarian law, including examples of its application

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