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Includes bibliographical references (pages -335) and index.
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The law of armed conflict as a branch of public international law Jus ad bellum : main components Jus in bello : main components The separation between jus ad bellum and jus in bello in modern international law : equality of the belligerents and just war Total war and limited war Historical evolution of the LOAC Basic principles of the LOAC Main sources of the LOAC The Martens clause International and non-international armed conflicts Applicability of the LOAC : material scope of applicability Applicability of the LOAC : personal scope of applicability Applicability of the LOAC : spatial scope of applicability Applicability of the LOAC : temporal scope of applicability Applicability of the LOAC by special agreements The role of the International Committee of the Red Cross Targeting : the principle of distinction between civilian and military objectives Other objectives specifically protected against attack Prohibited weapons Perfidy and ruses Some other prohibited means and methods of warfare. Belligerent reprisals Command responsibility Assistance, respect, and protection of wounded and sick military persons The definition of combatants Protection of prisoners of war General protection of civilians Occupied territories (belligerent occupation) The 'intangible' nature of the LOAC rights Protective emblems Sea warfare Non-international armed conflicts in particular The relationship between the LOAC and human rights law Neutrality The implementation of the LOAC.