ISBN : 9780190881146
This book challenges the unacceptable gap between the positive rules of the international law governing armed hostilities and actual state practice. It discusses reducing the human suffering caused by this reality. This book offers a new paradigm based on reality that may elevate the humanitarian threshold by replacing the currently problematic imperatives imposed upon militaries with professionally-based, attainable requirements.
Revitalizing the Concept of Military Necessity
Lawful War of Self-Defense: When Not to Be a Sitting Duck
Military Strategy: The Blind Spot of International Humanitarian Law
Defensive Deterrence: Legalizing the Stepchild of International Law