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Title Counterinsurgency law : new directions in asymmetric warfare / [edited by] William Banks.

Published New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KC 1368 COUN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxii, 287 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Terrorism and global justice series.
Terrorism and global justice series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Shaping a global legal framework for counterinsurgency: placing postmodern war in context / William Banks -- Human Rights Council and the convergence of humanitarian law and human rights law / Daphné Richemond-Barak -- Proportionality in counterinsurgency: reconciling human rights and humanitarian law / Evan J. Criddle -- Reunifying the law of armed conflict in COIN operations through a sovereign agency theory / Eric Talbot Jensen -- Two sides of the combatant coin: untangling direct participation in hostilities from belligerent status in noninternational armed conflicts / Geoffrey Corn -- Valor's vices: against a state duty to risk forces in armed conflict / Peter Margulies -- Agency of risk: the competing balance between protecting military forces and the civilian population during counterinsurgency operations in Afghanistan / Chris Jenks -- New approaches to reducing and mitigating harm to civilians / Gregory S. McNeal -- Terrorism and the laws of multidimensional warfare / Boaz Ganor -- Use of force regime and unconventional threats: Anwar al-Awlaki as a case study / Robert Chesney -- Gaza Freedom Flotilla: politicizing maritime law in assymetric contexts / Corri Zoli.
Summary "The four parts of our book that follow offer a range of legal and policy perspectives on the problems of COIN in particular and irregular warfare in general as twenty-first century asymmetric warfare continues to evolve. The contributors offer analyses and prescriptions that are complimentary in some instances and widely divergent in others."--xxii, Introduction.
Other author Banks, William C.
Subject War (International law)
Asymmetric warfare.
War -- Protection of civilians.
Guerrillas (International law)
ISBN 9780199941445 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0199941440 (hbk. : alk. paper)