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  • Writings on Warby Carl Schmitt

    Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95

    Writings on War collects three of Carl Schmitt's most important and controversial texts, here appearing in English for the first time: The Turn to the Discriminating Concept of War , The Großraum Order of International Law , and The International Crime of the War of Aggression and the Principle "Nullum crimen, nulla poena sine lege" . Written... more...

  • International Law and Drone Strikes in Pakistanby Sikander Ahmed Shah

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    While conventional warfare has an established body of legal precedence, the legality of drone strikes by the United States in Pakistan and elsewhere remains ambiguous. This book explores the legal and political issues surrounding the use of drones in Pakistan. Drawing from international treaty law, customary international law, and statistical data... more...

  • Technology and the Law on the Use of Forceby Jackson Maogoto

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    As governmental and non-governmental operations become progressively supported by vast automated systems and electronic data flows, attacks of government information infrastructure, operations and processes pose a serious threat to economic and military interests. In 2007 Estonia suffered a month long cyber assault to its digital infrastructure, described... more...

  • Essays on Law and War at the Fault Linesby Michael N. Schmitt

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    This collection of essays by Professor Michael N. Schmitt of Durham University draws together those of his articles published over the past two decades that have explored particular fault lines in the law of armed conflict. As such, they examine the complex interplay between warfare and law, seeking to identify where the law and warfare appear to diverge,... more...

  • The Wars of the Romansby Alberico Gentili; Benedict Kingsbury; Benjamin Straumann

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 119.99

    Was the Roman Empire just? Did Rome acquire her territories through just wars, and did Rome's rule exert a civilizing effect, ultimately beneficial for its subjects? Or was Roman imperialism a massive injustice - the bellicose conquest and absorption of countless peoples and large swaths of territory under false pretences, driven by greed and a... more...

  • Ius bello durante et bello Elke Schwager

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 84.91

    Hauptbeschreibung In der Vergangenheit wurden Schäden von zivilen Opfern, die durch einen bewaffneten Konflikt entstanden sind, in der Regel als Ergebnis unglücklicher Zeitumstände betrachtet. Ein Anspruch auf Schadenersatz wurde in den überwiegenden Fällen abgewiesen. Angeführt wurde mitunter, Gerichte könnten nicht über politische Angelegenheiten... more...

  • Operation "Enduring Freedom" and the Fragmentation of International Legal Nicolas Kredel

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 73.67

    Hauptbeschreibung In legal discourse, culture matters. The current debate an the international use of force experiences a transatlantic divide between the US and Continental Europe. This divide can be explained by the fragmentation of legal culture. Continental-European civil law and US common law culture fundamentally differ with regard to the role... more...

  • Angriffe auf Falko Dittmar

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 80.67

    Hauptbeschreibung Falko Dittmar untersucht Angriffe auf Computernetzwerke, deren Ziel darin besteht, die in Computern enthaltenen Informationen mit Hilfe von virtuellen Befehlen zu entdecken, zu übermitteln, zu verändern oder zu vernichten. Zunächst setzt sich der Autor im Rahmen des ius ad bellum damit auseinander, welche Angriffe auf eine Anwendung... more...

  • Israel and the Struggle over the International Laws of Warby Peter Berkowitz

    Hoover Institution Press 2012; US$ 14.99

    The author argues that Israel stands on the frontlines of a new struggle over the international laws of war and exposes abuses of law that have been promulgated by international human rights lawyers, UN bodies, and intellectuals to illegitimately circumscribe the right of liberal democracies to defend themselves against transnational terrorists. The Goldstone... more...