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Making the Geneva Conventions

Geoffrey Blest

in War and Law since 1945

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206996
eISBN:
9780191677427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206996.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the major laws that form part of the making of the Geneva Conventions. It discusses the appurtenant laws and organizations that promote protection of civilians. It notes that ... More


Methods and Means

Geoffrey Blest

in War and Law since 1945

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206996
eISBN:
9780191677427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206996.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the laws of war defining pertinent rules and rights of the participants in the armed conflict to choose methods or means of warfare. It notes that the laws of war do not ... More


The Coming of the First World War

R. J. W. Evans and Hartmut Pogge von Strandmann (eds)

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228417
eISBN:
9780191678783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228417.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book makes two distinctive contributions to one of the most fundamental debates in modern European history. First, it presents readable and judicious accounts of the events and decisions ... More


Non-State Actors in Times of Armed Conflict

ANDREW CLAPHAM

in Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Actors

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288465
eISBN:
9780191707681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288465.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter distinguishes rebels, insurgents, belligerents, and national liberation movements, and explains the different sets of legal obligations that apply. It explores the ways in which rebels ... More


Settlements

GEOFFREY R. WATSON

in The Oslo Accords: International Law and the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Agreements

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298915
eISBN:
9780191705243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298915.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter asks whether the Har Homa project and other Israeli settlements violate either the Oslo Accords or any other source of international law. The first section considers whether the text of ... More


Armed Conflict and Naval Warfare: Shifting Legal Regimes

Natalie Klein

in Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199566532
eISBN:
9780191725197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566532.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter first explores the ongoing paradigm that distinguishes peaceful uses of the oceans from the laws applicable during times of armed conflict. The second part of the chapter identifies when ... More


Exit and Military Occupations

Gregory H. Fox

in Exit Strategies and State Building

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199760114
eISBN:
9780199949991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760114.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Do the experiences of occupying powers provide any useful lessons for exit from multilateral state-building missions? The two share many characteristics: both have followed the end of an armed ... More


Security, Censorship and Propaganda

Ian S. Wood

in Britain, Ireland and the Second World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623273
eISBN:
9780748651412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623273.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Between 1939 and 1945, intelligence-gathering and counter-espionage work were, along with a high degree of censorship, seen by the Irish state as necessary weapons in the maintenance of a ... More


OPERATION NEPTUNE SPEAR: WAS KILLING BIN LADEN A LEGITIMATE MILITARY OBJECTIVE?

Kevin H. Govern

in Targeted Killings: Law and Morality in an Asymmetrical World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646470
eISBN:
9780191738975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646470.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter takes the killing of Osama bin Laden as a test case for considering the moral and legal status of intentionally killing individuals deemed a threat to national security, under conditions ... More


International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law

Orna Ben-Naftali (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780191001604
eISBN:
9780191729447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780191001604.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The idea that international humanitarian law (IHL) and international human rights law (IHRL) are complementary, rather than mutually exclusive regimes generated a paradigmatic shift in the ... More


Belligerent Occupation: A Plea for the Establishment of an International Supervisory Mechanism

Orna Ben-Naftali

in Realizing Utopia: The Future of International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199691661
eISBN:
9780191738593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691661.003.0041
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The international legal order seeks to regulate belligerent occupation. This regulation is classified as part of international humanitarian law. Accordingly, it reflects the sensibility of ‘the ... More


Internationalized Armed Conflicts in International Law

Kubo Macak

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198819868
eISBN:
9780191860126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819868.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book examines and analyses the concept, the process, and the consequences of conflict internationalization from the perspective of international law. In a world defined by the twin forces of ... More


Conclusion

Deborah Cohen

in The War Come Home: Disabled Veterans in Britain and Germany, 1914-1939

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220089
eISBN:
9780520923522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220089.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book, a history of the Great War's human aftermath, has examined the sources of order and instability in two combatant nations. It has demonstrated that states and powerful interest groups alone ... More


The Proclamation as a Weapon of War

Burrus M. Carnahan

in Act of Justice: Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the Law of War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124636
eISBN:
9780813134871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124636.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the final form of the Emancipation Proclamation, which was based on two of the belligerent rights of the government under the law of war. It relied on the right to seize and ... More


The Spanish Civil War and the Development of Customary Law Concerning Internal Armed Conflicts

Antonio Cassese

in The Human Dimension of International Law: Selected Papers of Antonio Cassese

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199232918
eISBN:
9780191696572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232918.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

It is usually held that when civil strife or armed rebellion breaks out in the territory of a sovereign State, the whole legal regulation of hostilities falls within the competence of that State. As ... More


The Earliest Debates: August 1914—March 1915

Justus D. Doenecke

in Nothing Less Than War: A New History of Americas Entry into World War I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130026
eISBN:
9780813135755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130026.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

When news of the Serbian crisis in August 1914 reached America, many citizens expressed relief that the US was geographically isolated from Europe. Although many chose to remain neutral, some people ... More


Conclusion

Peter M. R. Stirk

in A History of Military Occupation from 1792 to 1914

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748675999
eISBN:
9781474418676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675999.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This concludes that military occupation must be understood in terms of its dual nature, that is, its combination of a normative or legal dimension, the occupant’s possession of authority but not ... More


The Law of Pillage, Conflict Resources, and Jus Post Bellum

Olivia Radics and Carl Bruch

in Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to Peace: Clarifying Norms, Principles, and Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198784630
eISBN:
9780191827051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784630.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter explores the role of the law of pillage in the emerging body of jus post bellum with respect to temporal considerations as to its application; its relationship to the law of occupation; ... More


In International Conflicts

in Foreign Powers and Intervention in Armed Conflicts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782814
eISBN:
9780804782944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782814.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explains the economic interests in belligerent economies in conjunction with the representative institutions of intervening states. It also develops specific empirical implications based ... More


Conclusion

in Foreign Powers and Intervention in Armed Conflicts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782814
eISBN:
9780804782944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782814.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter describes the conditions under which states intervene, militarily or nonmilitarily, in foreign conflicts within or between nations. It specifically suggested that using the liberal ... More


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