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July 2011: Families in Fear

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0049
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Explores the recent enactment of two pieces of legislation: the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2011 which makes it a criminal offence to breach any interdict that contains a power of arrest, and the ... More


PEACEKEEPING AND OPERATIONS OTHER THAN WAR IN THE 1990S

David Fitzgerald

in Learning to Forget: US Army Counterinsurgency Doctrine and Practice from Vietnam to Iraq

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785815
eISBN:
9780804786423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785815.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The end of the Cold War provoked a wide-ranging debate amongst policy-makers about security challenges now facing the United States. The Army’s intellectual culture however, was remarkably stable. ... More


Moral Grammar and Military Vocabulary

Neta C. Crawford

in Accountability for Killing: Moral Responsibility for Collateral Damage in America's Post-9/11 Wars

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199981724
eISBN:
9780199369942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981724.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

Clarifies the concepts of collateral damage and moral responsibility, as well as terms such as combatant, noncombatant, and civilian as they are used in international law and ethics. Other terms, ... More


Rules of Engagement and Self-Defence

J.F.R. Boddens Hosang

in Rules of Engagement and the International Law of Military Operations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198853886
eISBN:
9780191888229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853886.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the interaction between (the law of) self-defence and the rules of engagement (ROE), and how they play out against the military, and subsequently the political objectives of ... More


Force Protection

Jens David Ohlin and Larry May

in Necessity in International Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190622930
eISBN:
9780190622961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622930.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter addresses force protection and the degree to which necessity permits attacking forces to prioritize the lives of their own soldiers over the lives of enemy civilians. This is a difficult ... More


Soldiers vs. Civilians

Amichai Cohen and David Zlotogorski

in Proportionality in International Humanitarian Law: Consequences, Precautions, and Procedures

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197556726
eISBN:
9780197556757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197556726.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Should the interest of protecting the lives of soldiers be examined as part of the military advantage anticipated from an attack? To what level of risk should parties to an armed conflict expose ... More


Bosnia: From Intervention to the Dayton Agreement, 1992–1995

Michael F. Harsch

in The Power of Dependence: NATO-UN Cooperation in Crisis Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198722311
eISBN:
9780191789137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722311.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates cooperation between NATO and the UN Protection Force (UNPROFOR) during the Bosnian War. It argues that the level of cooperation depended on the organizations’ resource ... More


Precautions

Adil Ahmad Haque

in Law and Morality at War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199687398
eISBN:
9780191767180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687398.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Attacking forces are legally and morally required to take feasible precautions in attack that will avoid harm or minimize harm to civilians, even if taking these precautions will endanger attacking ... More


Irrecoverable Death

Lorenzo Zambernardi

in Life, Death, and the Western Way of War

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780192858245
eISBN:
9780191949074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192858245.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 focuses on the second and latest radical change in the social meaning of soldiers’ individuality, which emerged fully after the Second World War. In that period the glorification of death ... More


Asymmetric Violence and the State of the Field

Neil C. Renic

in Asymmetric Killing: Risk Avoidance, Just War, and the Warrior Ethos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198851462
eISBN:
9780191886065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851462.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews the literature addressing the challenge of radical asymmetry, with a particular focus on gaps in the research. The most significant of these is the consistent failure of existing ... More


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