Military Investigations in Armed Conflict Independence and Impartiality under International Law
Atrocity Crimes and International Law Responsibility to Protect, Intercession, and Non-Forceful Responses
Africa and International Criminal Justice Radical Evils and the International Criminal Court
Protection of Civilians and Individual Accountability Obligations and Responsibilities of Military Commanders in United Nations Peacekeeping Operations
A Guide to International Disarmament Law
Armed Drones and Globalization in the Asymmetric War on Terror Challenges for the Law of Armed Conflict and Global Political Economy
Accountability for Violations of International Humanitarian Law Essays in Honour of Tim McCormack
By Claire Simmons
April 02, 2024
An allegation is made that a war crime was committed by a soldier during a conflict. Who should investigate the allegation? How should they investigate? This book explores a topic of critical importance in legal and policy discussions surrounding the accountability of military operations in armed ...
By Alexander Gilder
May 31, 2023
UN peace operations are increasingly asked to pursue stabilization mandates with lofty expectations of being able to stabilize conflict zones, achieve national reconciliation, and rebuild state legitimacy. This book investigates the relationship between UN stabilization mandates and the concept of ...
By Stacey Henderson
October 31, 2022
Despite repeated declarations of ‘never again’ in response to the commission of atrocities, civilians have continued to be targeted by their leaders and opposition groups. The international law principles of sovereignty and non-intervention, when taken at their highest, require States to stand idle...
By Natia Kalandarishvili-Mueller
April 29, 2022
This book presents a systematic analysis of the notion of control in the law of military occupation. The work demonstrates that in present-day occupations, control as such occurs in different forms and variations. The polymorphic features of occupation can be seen in the way states establish ...
By Eve Massingham, Annabel McConnachie
April 29, 2022
This book explores the nature and scope of the provision requiring States to ‘ensure respect’ for international humanitarian law (IHL) contained within Common Article 1 of the 1949 Geneva Conventions. It examines the interpretation and application of this provision in a range of contexts, both ...
By Fred Agwu
November 11, 2019
This book provides an overview of crimes under international law, radical evils, in a number of African states. This overview informs a critical analysis of the debates surrounding the African Union’s call for withdrawal from the International Criminal Court and proposes a way forward with a more ...
By Lenneke Sprik
August 13, 2019
This book explores the question of whether peacekeeping commanders can be held accountable for a failure to protect the civilian population in the mission area. This requires an assessment of whether peacekeeping commanders have an obligation to act against such serious crimes being committed under...
By Stuart Casey-Maslen, Tobias Vestner
June 13, 2019
Disarmament is integral to the safeguarding and promotion of security, development, and human rights. Hundreds of millions of dollars are spent each year on disarmament operations, yet no comprehensive guide exists to explain clearly the international rules governing disarmament. This book seeks to...
By Daniel Rietiker
March 22, 2019
Despite clear legal rules and political commitments, no significant progress has been made in nuclear disarmament for two decades. Moreover, not even the use of these weapons has been banned to date. New ideas and strategies are therefore necessary. The author explores an alternative approach to ...
By Fred Agwu
December 07, 2017
This book is a critical exploration of the war on terror from the prism of armed drones and globalization. It is particularly focused on the United States’ use of the drones, and the systemic dysfunctions that globalization has caused to international political economy and national security, ...
By Jadranka Petrovic
February 07, 2017
International criminal adjudication, together with the prosecution and appropriate punishment of offenders at a national level, remains the most effective means of enforcing International Humanitarian Law. This book considers the various issues emanating from present-day breaches of norms of ...
By Sikander Ahmed Shah
November 08, 2016
While conventional warfare has an established body of legal precedence, the legality of drone strikes by the United States in Pakistan and elsewhere remains ambiguous. This book explores the legal and political issues surrounding the use of drones in Pakistan. Drawing from international treaty law,...