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The law of war : a detailed assessment of the US Department of Defense law of war manual

Author: William H Boothby; Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 2015, the United States Department of Defense published its long-awaited Law of War Manual making a significant statement on the position of the US government on important military matters. Whilst readers recognise the Manual's legal and strategic importance, they may question whether particular statements of law are legally accurate or complete. This book offers a unique in-depth review of the complete Manual,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William H Boothby; Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg
ISBN: 9781108427586 1108427588
OCLC Number: 1009213660
Description: xxiii, 456 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
General background --
Principles --
Application of the law of war --
Classes of persons --
The conduct of hostilities --
Weapons --
Wounded, sick, shipwrecked, dead and the medical services --
Detention : overview and baseline rules --
Prisoners of war --
Civilians in the hands of a party to the conflict --
Military occupation --
Non-hostile relations between belligerents --
Naval warfare --
Air and space warfare --
The law of neutrality --
Cyber operations --
Non-international armed conflict --
Implementation and enforcement of the law of war --
Documentary appendix : notes on treaties and other relevant documents --
Post-publication amendments.
Responsibility: William H. Boothby, Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg.

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Two expert foreign analysts provide a detailed assessment of the United States Department of Defense Law of War Manual, considering its legal accuracy and completeness of provisions. This book will  Read more...

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