Thursday, December 8, 2016

New Issue: International Review of the Red Cross

The latest issue of the International Review of the Red Cross (Vol. 97, no. 900, Winter 2015) is out. The theme is: "The Evolution of Warfare." Contents include:
  • Vincent Bernard, Tactics, techniques, tragedies: A humanitarian perspective on the changing face of war
  • Interview with Richard Overy: Professor at the University of Exeter
  • Daniel Palmieri, How warfare has evolved – a humanitarian organization's perception: The case of the ICRC, 1863–1960
  • Elizabeth van Heyningen, The South African War as humanitarian crisis
  • Annette Becker, The Great War: World war, total war
  • Emre Öktem & Alexandre Toumarkine, Will the Trojan War take place? Violations of the rules of war and the Battle of the Dardanelles (1915)
  • Éric Germain, Out of sight, out of reach: Moral issues in the globalization of the battlefield
  • Lindsey Cameron, The ICRC in the First World War: Unwavering belief in the power of law?
  • Heide Fehrenbach & Davide Rodogno, “A horrific photo of a drowned Syrian child”: Humanitarian photography and NGO media strategies in historical perspective
  • Rain Liivoja, Technological change and the evolution of the law of war
  • Claudia McGoldrick, The state of conflicts today: Can humanitarian action adapt?
  • Lindsey Cameron, Bruno Demeyere, Jean-Marie Henckaerts, Eve La Haye, & Heike Niebergall-Lackner, The updated Commentary on the First Geneva Convention – a new tool for generating respect for international humanitarian law
  • Tristan Ferraro, The ICRC's legal position on the notion of armed conflict involving foreign intervention and on determining the IHL applicable to this type of conflict
  • Christiane Johannot-Gradis, Protecting the past for the future: How does law protect tangible and intangible cultural heritage in armed conflict?
  • Anna Di Lellio & Emanuele Castano, The danger of “new norms” and the continuing relevance of IHL in the post-9/11 era
  • Claire Landais & Léa Bass, Reconciling the rules of international humanitarian law with the rules of European human rights law
  • Tim McFarland, Factors shaping the legal implications of increasingly autonomous military systems
  • Randolph Kent, The future of warfare: Are we ready?