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  • Drones and the Future of Armed Conflictby David Cortright; Rachel Fairhurst; Kristen Wall

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00

    During the past decade, armed drones have entered the American military arsenal as a core tactic for countering terrorism. When coupled with access to reliable information, they make it possible to deploy lethal force accurately across borders while keeping one?s own soldiers out of harm?s way. The potential to direct force with great precision also... more...

  • Die Allokation von Lebenschancenby Nicolas Rücker

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 55.54

    Immer wieder muss der Staat Situationen auflösen, in denen "Leben gegen Leben" steht. An den Beispielen des Abschusses von Passagierflugzeugen und der Organverteilung entwickelt die Arbeit allgemeingültige grundrechtliche Vorgaben für die Verteilung von Lebenschancen in derartigen Konfliktsituationen. more...

  • Inside Australia's Anti-Terrorism Laws and Trialsby Andrew Lynch; George Williams; Nicola McGarrity

    NewSouth 2015; US$ 12.99

    Over ten years after Australia’s first national laws were enacted to combat the threat of terrorism, yet more anti-terrorism laws were passed in the Australian Parliament in late 2014. The first laws were often introduced in great haste and were stunning in scope and number. The latest laws are similarly extensive and controversial. Yet again,... more...

  • Writings on Warby Carl Schmitt

    Wiley 2015; US$ 26.95

    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...

  • The Concept of the Civilianby Claire Garbett

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    The Concept of the Civilian: Legal Recognition, Adjudication and the Trials of International Criminal Justice offers a critical account of the legal shaping of civilian identities by the processes of international criminal justice. It draws on a detailed case-study of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia to explore two key... more...

  • Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law 2013by Terry D. Gill; Robin Geiß; Robert Heinsch; Tim McCormack; Christophe Paulussen; Jessica Dorsey

    T.M.C. Asser Press 2014; US$ 179.00

    This volume contains several articles on the topic ?Detention in non-international armed conflict?, including the Copenhagen Process, and moreover features contributions on autonomous weapons systems, Apartheid and the second Turkel Report. It also contains an elaborate Year in Review and a special section on the high-level Boundaries of the Battlefield... 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...

  • Repatriierungby Rolando Rossi

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 9.99

    Rolando Rossi liefert die Kernformationen über die logistischen und medizinischen Erfordernisse, die Möglichkeiten und die Grenzen der Repatriierung. Er beantwortet Fragen nach Organisationskonzepten für boden- und luftgebundene Patiententransporte und schildert den praktischen Ablauf der Überwachung und Behandlung von der Übernahme bis zur Übergabe... more...

  • Die Rechtsstellung des Kriegskorrespondenten im Völkerrecht.by Yasser Abdelrehim

    Duncker & Humblot 2014; US$ 97.14

    Yasser Abdelrehim prüft die Schutznormen von Kriegskorrespondenten im Völkerrecht im Kontext der neuen Arbeitsbedingungen und der zunehmend wichtigen Rolle der Medien während der Kriegszeiten. Er stellt fest, dass diese Normen unzulänglich sind und Art. 79 ZP I die Lücke im Schutzsystem der Kriegskorrespondenten nicht vollständig schließen konnte.... more...