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240 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190881146


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Military Professionalism and Humanitarian Law

The Struggle to Reduce the Hazards of War

Yishai Beer

  • Challenges the unacceptable gap between the positive rules of the international law governing armed hostilities and actual state practice to reduce human suffering
  • Offers a new paradigm that may elevate the humanitarian threshold by replacing the currently problematic imperatives imposed upon militaries with professionally-based requirements
  • Aims through the paradigm to create an environment in which full abidance by the law becomes a realistic norm, thus reducing human suffering.
  • Presents the legal ambiguity of the legal rules related to anticipatory strike and deterrence
  • Explains the current law's disregard of the strategic level of war
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