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  • Targeted Killing in International Lawby Nils Melzer

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 64.99

    A comprehensive analysis into the lawfulness of state-sponsored targeted killings under international human rights and humanitarian law, this book examines treaties, custom and general principles of law to determine the normative paradigms which govern the intentional use of lethal force against selected individuals in law enforcement and the conduct... more...

  • Targeted Killings and International Lawby Roland Otto

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 149.00

    Existing international law is capable to govern the ?war on terror? also in the aftermath of September 11, 2001. The standards generally applicable to targeted killings are those of human rights law. Force may be used in order to address immediate threats, preventive killings are permitted under strict preconditions but targeted killings are prohibited.... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Terrorism and Warby Jean Arundale; Coline Covington; Jean Knox; Paul Williams

    Karnac Books 2002; US$ 49.95

    Following the attacks of September 11th 2001, one of the resounding questions asked was "What would make anyone do such a thing?" The psychological mentality of the suicidal terrorist left a gaping hole in people's understanding. This essential volume represents a much-needed effort to collate and examine some of the material already at our disposal... more...

  • Threats of Forceby Francis Grimal

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Despite recent attempts by scholars to examine the absolute prohibition of threats of force under Article 2(4) of the UN Charter, threats remain a largely un-chartered area in international law when compared with actual uses of force. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach and utilising strategic literature and international relations theory, this... more...

  • United Nations Sanctions and the Rule of Lawby Jeremy Matam Farrall

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 56.00

    In this 2007 book, Farrall surveys the history of UN sanctions. more...

  • The United Nations and Collective Securityby Gary Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The role of the United Nations in collective security has been evolving since its inception in 1945. This book explores collective security as practiced within the legal framework provided by the United Nations Charter, with a particular focus upon activity undertaken under the auspices of the UN Security Council, the body conferred by the Charter... more...

  • Unlawful Attacks in Combat Situationsby Héctor Olásolo

    BRILL 2008; US$ 152.00

    Death and destruction are unavoidable effects of war and combat situations. The fact that people have been killed or injured or property has been destroyed should not encourage anyone to rush to the conclusion that war crimes have been committed. On the contrary, before reaching such a conclusion, it is necessary to carefully analyze the conduct of... more...

  • War, Aggression and Self-Defenceby Yoram Dinstein

    Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 57.00

    An updated edition which considers recent conflicts, tribunals, treaties and new studies in International Law. more...

  • War, Aggression and Self-Defenceby Yoram Dinstein

    Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 52.00

    Fourth edition of Yoram Dinstein's seminal textbook looking at the legal issues of war, aggression and self-defence. more...