xxiv, 495 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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International humanitarian law series ; v. 37. 1389-6776.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: defining armed conflict in the decade after 9/11 / Mary Ellen O'Connell Proposal to study the meaning of war in international law / ILA Committee on the Use of Force International law's changing terms: "war" becomes "armed conflict" / Elzbieta Mikos-Skuza The meaning of armed conflict and the Jus ad Bellum / Jutta Brunnée The concept of "armed conflict" in international armed conflict / Masahiko Asada The meaning of armed conflict non-international armed conflict / Christine Gray Irregular forces and self-defense under the UN Charter / James Gathii United Nations peacekeeping and the meaning of armed conflict / Mary Ellen O'Connell and Ania Kritvus Silence of the laws? conceptions of international relations and international law in Hobbes, Kant, and Locke / Michael Doyle and Geoffrey Carlson War, crime, and terrorism: distinctions and implications / John Mueller Meaning of war / General Sir Michael Rose What is war? / Jeremy Black History and war the grim record of the past / Williamson Murray The meaning of war / Pamela Constable The semantics of 21st century warfare / James Gordon Meek The precariousness of rules / Thomas Grassey The meaning of war: an ethical analysis of sanctions and humanitarian intervention / Gerard Powers Uganda's "War in the North" how clashing religious views created an armed conflict, how reconciling them may end it / Todd Whitmore The meaning of war / John Darby What's in a war? insights from a conflict data program / Peter Wallensteen Initial report of the ILA Use of Force Committee on the definition of armed conflict (2008) Defining armed conflict, the work of the ILA Committee on the Use of Force (2005-2008) / Mary Ellen O'Connell Excerpts from a memo by the chair to the Committee on Submitting the Final Report (June 2010) The ILA Use of Force Committee's final report on the definition of armed conflict in international law (August 2010) Report on the adoption of the committee's final report on the definition of armed conflict (September 2010) / Mary Ellen O'Connell.
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