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Contemporary Threats: Insurgency and Terrorism

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/9780190457976.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores the threat of insurgency and contrasts it with how terrorism and terrorists are described. The analysis looks at the emerging threats posed by criminal insurgencies and the ... 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


Non-State Actors and 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/9780190457976.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on the lack of legal consensus regarding how non-State violence is categorized and the requirement to determine when the thresholds for an armed conflict are met. The complexity ... More


Limits of Law Enforcement and Human Rights Law

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/9780190457976.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter looks at the effectiveness of human rights law in controlling the use of force during armed conflict from three perspectives: practical limitations, overreach in application, and limits ... 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


The Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law Interface

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/9780190457976.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter highlights the exclusionary interpretations applied to the two foundational bodies of law, human rights law and humanitarian law, which regulate the use of force in modern society. It ... More


Preparing for Twenty-First-Century 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/9780190457976.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This concluding chapter discusses the type of education, training, and other preparation that could be considered in order to prepare legal advisors to provide operational law advice in the complex ... More


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