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Published: 25 January 2018

296 Pages

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

ISBN: 9780190457259

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Underground Warfare

Daphné Richemond-Barak

  • Focuses on the use of tunnels from the perspective of international law, and regulated by the laws of war, or jus in bello
  • Identifies issues unique to underground warfare, including analyzing traditional international humanitarian law issues as they relate to tunnels and underground operations
  • Discusses the unique features of underground warfare to paint a panoramic, multifaceted picture of tunnel warfare across time and geography
  • Addresses questions relating to applicable law focusing specifically on law, strategy, and method
  • Analyzes situations in which cross-border tunnels may lead to the outbreak of war and the jus ad bellum
  • Examines the law of armed conflict as it applies to 'urban' tunnels that are near civilian locations

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