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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 130.00
This exceptional and timely volume examines the use of force in the war against terror. The work is based on the central theme that the use of force is visibly enrolled in a process of change and it evaluates this within the framework of the uncertainty a more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 148.00
Casualties of the New World Order contends that the high rate of failure among post-Cold War UN missions are attributable to common weaknesses which are vulnerable to civil war dynamics. These mission weaknesses derive from the high level of control over the missions' mandates and operations wielded by combinations of self-interested and distracted... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 75.48
Hauptbeschreibung Konflikte wie in Afghanistan oder Israel und Palästina zeigen, dass staatliche Streitkräfte bei den Kämpfen immer öfter auf Zivilpersonen und zivile Objekte treffen. In diesen asymmetrischen Konflikten reagiert die überlegene Partei auf die zunehmenden terroristischen Methoden des Unterlegenen vermehrt mit gezielten Tötungen und... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 44.00
Nine democracies discussed (Canada, France, Germany, India, Japan, Norway, Russia, UK and US) contribute to military operations sanctioned by the UN and NATO. On whose authority, and with what oversight? This analysis of internationally-authorized armed interventions and democratic accountability raises concerns about the nation-state, international... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 33.00
A study, from Hobbes to the UN, of attempts to ground authority on the capacity to guarantee protection. more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 138.00
Brings together a distinguished group of contributors whose essays chart the history, practice, and future of international humanitarian law. This work helps to inform where humanitarian law had its origins, how it has been shaped by world events, and why it can be employed to serve the future. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Since the UN Charter came into effect in 1945, there have been numerous incidents in which one or more of the five major powers (at least arguably) violated the Charter's Article 2(4) prohibition of force. Such incidents notwithstanding, this book demonstrates how the Charter restrains the major powers' military actions. As an instrument of international... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 111.60
Since the end of the last century, UN peacekeeping has undergone a fundamental and largely unexamined change. Peacekeeping operations, long expected to use force only in self-defence and to act impartially, are now increasingly relied upon by the Security Council as a means to maintain and restore security within a country. The operations are established... more...