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International humanitarian law facing new challenges : symposium in honour of Knut Ipsen

Author: Knut Ipsen; Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg; Volker Epping
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2007.
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Recent armed conflicts, whether international or non-international in character, are in many respects characterized by a variety of asymmetries. These asymmetries may be overstressed, sometime even abused, and ultimately virtually meaningless. Still, either as such or in conjunction with other developments, they seem to challenge the law of armed conflicts or: international humanitarian law. These challenges may  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
International humanitarian law facing new challenges.
Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2007
(OCoLC)80747295
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Knut Ipsen; Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg; Volker Epping
ISBN: 9783540490906 3540490906 3540490892 9783540490890 1280805315 9781280805318
OCLC Number: 185026945
Notes: Contributions from a symposium held in Berlin in June 2005.
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Description: 1 online resource (x, 280 p.)
Contents: Confronting New Challenges Knut Ipsen and International Humanitarian Law; Asymmetrical Warfare and International Humanitarian Law; 'The end justifies the means' --
Should this be the philosophy?; Comment: Is the Principle of Distinction Outdated?; Asymmetries and the Identification of Legitimate Military Objectives; Targeting Hearts and Minds: National Will and Other Legitimate Military Objectives of Modern War; The United Kingdom and Legitimate Military Objectives: Current Practice ... and Future Trends?; The System of Status Groups in International Humanitarian Law.
Responsibility: Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg, Volker Epping, editors.
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Features the contributions of a distinguished group of experts in the field of the law of armed conflicts that gathered in Berlin in June 2005.  Read more...

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