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Published: 19 May 2015

320 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198717492

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Cyber War

Law and Ethics for Virtual Conflicts

Edited by Jens David Ohlin, Kevin Govern, and Claire Finkelstein

Ethics, National Security, and the Rule of Law

  • Explores the controversial legal and ethical problems raised by cyber war, critically assessing the received wisdom about its legal implications
  • Examines the complex questions of which legal regimes apply to cyber attacks, whether principles of humanitarian law work in cyber warfare situations, and how these principles can be translated into the operational reality
  • Provides an unique analysis of the foundational questions of the legality and morality of cyber warfare
  • Contributions from a wide range of experts in the field, including General James Cartwright, Former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

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