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- IOS Press 2013; US$ 174.00
Instability in Afghanistan has had a considerable effect on regional security in Central Asia, particularly in the aftermath of the events of 9/11, and this has meant that the importance of NATO and its contribution to security in this area has increased considerably. A detailed analysis of this topic is precisely important because it could highlight... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 139.95
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$ 163.00
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$ 63.56
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 2003; US$ 52.00
An analysis of the authority of internationally-authorized armed interventions, considering experiences of nine democracies. more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 79.99
United Nations peacekeepers currently play a crucial role in international responses to threats to peace and security across the globe. Since 1948 the UN has been involved in over 60 peacekeeping operations. However in the current environment of complex and rapidly changing threats to peace, there has been a dramatic increase in the use of UN peacekeepers... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 36.00
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 2007; US$ 54.95
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...