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Fighting At Legal Boundaries.

Author: Kenneth Watkin
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Watkin
ISBN: 9780190457976 019045797X
OCLC Number: 1052758241
Contents: Table of CasesAbbreviationsPART I: INTRODUCTION1. An Outline of the ChallengesPART II: THE INTERACTION BETWEEN NORMATIVE FRAMEWORKS2. Controlling State Involvement in Conflict3. Applying the Self-Defense Principles During Armed Conflict4. States, "Proper Authority", and Conflict5. The Humanitarian and Human Rights Law InterfacePART II: THE THREAT, THE STATE RESPONSE AND LEGAL UNCERTAINTY6. Contemporary Threats: Insurgency and Terrorism7. Counterinsurgency and Converging Norms8. Counterterrorism and the "Away Game"9. Non-State Actors and Armed Conflict10. Self-Defense and the Protection of NationalsPART IV: APPLYING FORCE ACROSS THE CONFLICT SPECTRUM11. Law Enforcement and "Self-Defense"12. The Narrow Operational and Normative Gap13. The Limits of Law EnforcementPART V: THE WAY AHEAD14. A Holistic Solution15. Preparing for 21st Century WarfareAppendix 1: Confronting Transnational Violence: A Holistic ApproachBibliographyIndex


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[Q]uite possibly, the most important single-author IHL monograph written in many years. Watkins book is firmly rooted in a sophisticated and almost exhaustive analysis of the relevant facts and law. Read more...

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