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Applying the Self-Defense Principles During Armed Conflict

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/9780190457976.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores the interface between the governing self-defense legal principles (i.e., necessity, proportionality, imminence, and immediacy) and humanitarian law in controlling the use of ... 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


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

Kenneth Watkin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190457976
eISBN:
9780190458003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457976.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The international law governing the use of force is at a crossroads. States bound by the formal framework of laws primarily developed to control the exercise of self-defense and inter-State conflict ... More


Self-Defense and the Protection of Nationals

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/9780190457976.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores State action to defend nations that transcends the full conflict spectrum from international armed conflict to law enforcement. Two iconic counterterrorism missions—the 1976 ... More


Controlling State Involvement in Conflict

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/9780190457976.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the law governing the State recourse to war. After addressing the twentieth-century emphasis on inter-State conflict, the analysis shifts to noninternational armed conflict. ... More


A Holistic Solution

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/9780190457976.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter outlines the holistic, operational law approach in four parts. The chapter begins by establishing that this approach must address conventional conflict, irregular warfare, and criminal ... More


An Outline of the Challenges

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/9780190457976.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter introduces the security, legal and operational challenges presented by contemporary conflict. It also provides a chapter outline of the issues addressed in this book related to the ... More


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