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Published: 19 March 2020

324 Pages

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

ISBN: 9780197507056

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Recognition of Belligerency and the Law of Armed Conflict

Robert McLaughlin

The Lieber Studies Series

  • Provides a detailed analysis of one of the most foundational issues in the law of armed conflict: whether or not a state is at war
  • Discusses a number of contemporary situations, such as: the law of occupation; detainment and interrogation; torture; the prospects of weaponizing space; using biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons; cyber operations; and civil-military relations during war-time
  • Focuses on the laws and restrictions under customary international law and applicable treaties in various conditions of war (within borders, with certain types of terrain, on the high seas, etc.)

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