Counterinsurgency Law: New Directions in Asymmetric Warfare

Counterinsurgency Law: New Directions in Asymmetric Warfare

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In Counterinsurgency Law, William Banks and several distinguished contributors explore from an interdisciplinary legal and policy perspective the multiple challenges that counterinsurgency operations pose today to the rule of law - international, humanitarian, human rights, criminal, and domestic. Addressing the considerable challenges for the future of armed conflict, each contributor in the book explores the premise that in COIN operations, international humanitarian law, human rights law, international law more generally, and domestic national security laws do not provide adequate legal and policy coverage and guidance for multiple reasons, many of which are explored in this book. A second shared premise is that these problems are not only challenges for the law in post-9/11 security environments-but matters of policy with implications for the international community and for global security more generally.... 6 overview, xx, 3a€“4, 23 United States and the, 8a€“9, 200n33 U.N. International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission, ... viii on the Libyan counterinsurgency, 28 obstacles to involvement by the, 175 U.N. Verification Mission in Guatemala ( 1994), ... xiv, 41, 53 air and naval forces, 267n11 American exceptionalism, 245n116 bin Laden, Osama and the, 38 Civil War, ... x, xiii targeted killings and the, 237n32, 245n110 terrorist groups and the, 93 on the U.N. Human Rights Council, 8a€“9, anbsp;...


Title:Counterinsurgency Law: New Directions in Asymmetric Warfare
Author: William Banks
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2013-01-08
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