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Permissibility of Targeted Killing as a Method of Conducting Hostilities

Nils Melzer

in Targeted Killing in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533169
eISBN:
9780191714511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533169.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines as to what extent the resort to targeted killings can be regarded as permissible under each of the conditions and modalities that govern the use of lethal force under the ... More


Permissibility of Targeted Killing as a Method of Law Enforcement

Nils Melzer

in Targeted Killing in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533169
eISBN:
9780191714511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533169.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the extent to which the method of targeted killing can be regarded as permissible under each of the conditions and modalities of the international normative paradigm of law ... More


States of Exception: Regulating Targeted Killing in a ‘Global Civil War’

Nehal Bhuta

in Human Rights, Intervention, and the Use of Force

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552719
eISBN:
9780191721090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552719.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter reviews the way that the ‘global war on terror’ destabilizes legal categories regulating the scope of legitimate violence in international human rights (IHR) law and international ... More


Comparative Conclusions

Nils Melzer

in Targeted Killing in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533169
eISBN:
9780191714511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533169.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter compares the results of the preceding analysis into the permissibility of State-sponsored targeted killing under the international normative paradigms of law enforcement and of ... More


The Principal Practices and Primarily Affected Rights

Noam Lubell

in Extraterritorial Use of Force Against Non-State Actors

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199584840
eISBN:
9780191594540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584840.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the human rights primarily affected by extraterritorial force against non-state actors. Extraterritorial forcible measures used by states against individuals often include state ... More


Epilogue: Targeted Killing and the Rule of Law

Nils Melzer

in Targeted Killing in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533169
eISBN:
9780191714511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533169.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the three requirements that must be met to ensure that that the resort by States to the method of targeted killing remains subject to the rule of law. First, it must be ... More


Concluding Chapter

Noam Lubell

in Extraterritorial Use of Force Against Non-State Actors

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199584840
eISBN:
9780191594540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584840.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter utilises the analysis conducted throughout the book, and applies it in the context of two cases. The first is the conflict between Israel and the Hezbollah in the summer of 2006. The ... More


The Analysis

Nils Melzer

in Targeted Killing in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533169
eISBN:
9780191714511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533169.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter introduces the analytical scope and approach of the book. It clarifies the parameters determining the attributability of targeted killings to states under international law, including ... More


The Morality of “Drone Warfare”

Jennifer M. Welsh

in Drones and the Future of Armed Conflict: Ethical, Legal, and Strategic Implications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226258058
eISBN:
9780226258195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226258195.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the ethical questions surrounding US targeted killing policy. Because drone weapons reduce the costs and risks of using force, they have the potential to alter the assessment of ... More


Targeted Killing

Emily Crawford

in Identifying the Enemy: Civilian Participation in Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199678495
eISBN:
9780191757983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678495.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Chapter 4 looks at the practice of targeted killings—the deliberate and premeditated killing of specific persons, usually, but not always, carried out in connection to ongoing military operations. ... More


Concluding Recommendations

Amos N. Guiora

in Constitutional Limits on Coercive Interrogation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195340310
eISBN:
9780199867226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340310.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Counterterrorism consists of four “legs”: the rule of law, morality, operational considerations, and intelligence gathering. Successful, aggressive counterterrorism operations reflect a confluence of ... More


Counterinsurgency and Converging Norms

Kenneth Watkin

in Fighting at the Legal Boundaries: Controlling the Use of Force in Contemporary Conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190457976
eISBN:
9780190458003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457976.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores the unique challenges of counterinsurgency operations. It addresses the continuing relevance of counterinsurgency and the traditional reluctance of State militaries to engage in ... More


Targeted Killings and Secret Law: Drones and the Atrophy of Political Restraints on the War Power

Mary Dudziak

in Drones and the Future of Armed Conflict: Ethical, Legal, and Strategic Implications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226258058
eISBN:
9780226258195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226258195.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter addresses the impact of secretive targeted killing policies on Presidential war-making authority and political accountability. It examines how secrecy affects the role of political ... More


Justifying the Right to Kill: Problems of Law, Transparency, and Accountability

Pardiss Kebriaei

in Drones and the Future of Armed Conflict: Ethical, Legal, and Strategic Implications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226258058
eISBN:
9780226258195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226258195.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Despite President Obama’s 2013 pledge to narrow targeting criteria and provide greater oversight of drone operations, US policy continues to lack transparency and accountability. This chapter ... More


The Strategic Implications of Targeted Drone Strikes for US Global Counterterrorism

Audrey Kurth Cronin

in Drones and the Future of Armed Conflict: Ethical, Legal, and Strategic Implications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226258058
eISBN:
9780226258195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226258195.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter reviews the strategic logic of US counterterrorism objectives and examines whether drone strikes ‘work’ as an effective counterterrorism security policy. The focus is on the use of drone ... More


Counterterrorism and the “Away Game”

Kenneth Watkin

in Fighting at the Legal Boundaries: Controlling the Use of Force in Contemporary Conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190457976
eISBN:
9780190458003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457976.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter looks at two methods of conducting counterterrorism operations: Special Forces raids and drones. Special Forces units provide a unique capability for capturing a terrorist suspect, ... More


Understanding the Gulf between Public and US Government Estimates of Civilian Casualties in Covert Drone Strikes

Chris Woods

in Drones and the Future of Armed Conflict: Ethical, Legal, and Strategic Implications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226258058
eISBN:
9780226258195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226258195.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Although the number of civilians killed by drone strikes has lessened in recent years, a significant discrepancy exists between public estimates of drone strike casualties and those acknowledged by ... More


Judicial Review of Hostilities

David Kretzmer and Yaël Ronen

in The Occupation of Justice: The Supreme Court of Israel and the Occupied Territories

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190696023
eISBN:
9780190696054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696023.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the Court’s approach in petitions challenging means and methods of warfare and IDF actions during ongoing hostilities. It shows that while the Court has rejected the ... More


Drone Strikes and the Law: From Bush-Era Detention to Obama-Era Targeted Killing

Karen J. Greenberg

in Drones and the Future of Armed Conflict: Ethical, Legal, and Strategic Implications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226258058
eISBN:
9780226258195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226258195.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores the evolution of US counterterrorism and drone policy from the perspective of domestic law. Although the Obama administration made progress in affirming the rule of law in some ... More


Deviating from the Rules of the Game

David Scharia

in Judicial Review of National Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199393367
eISBN:
9780199393398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199393367.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter is the third chapter dealing with messages conveyed during the hearing of the case. It shows how the Israeli Supreme Court by deviating from its normal practice conveys messages to the ... More


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