Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Schmitt & Pejic: International Law and Armed Conflict

Michael Schmitt (United States Naval War College) & Jelena Pejic (International Committee of the Red Cross) have published International Law and Armed Conflict: Exploring the Faultlines. Essays in Honour of Yoram Dinstein (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2007). Contents include:
  • Ivan Shearer, A Revival of the Just War Theory?
  • Thomas Franck, Rethinking Collective Security
  • Dino Kritsiotis, Topographies of Force
  • W. Michael Reisman & Andrea Armstrong, Claims to Pre-emptive Uses of Force: Some Trends and Projections and Their Implications for World Order
  • Terry D. Gill, The Temporal Dimension of Self-Defense: Anticipation, Preemption, Prevention and Immediacy
  • Michael N. Schmitt, Responding to Transnational Terrorism under the Jus ad Bellum: A Normative Framework
  • John F. Murphy, Is U.S. Adherence to the Rule of Law in International Affairs Feasible?
  • Ruth Wedgwood, The Military Action in Iraq and International Law
  • Marco Sassòli, Ius ad Bellum and Ius in Bello: The Separation between the Legality of the Use of Force and Humanitarian Rules to Be Respected in Warfare: Crucial or Outdated?
  • Kenneth Watkin, 21st Century Conflict and International Humanitarian Law: Status Quo or Change?
  • Bill Boothby, The Law of Weaponry - Is It Adequate?
  • Charles H.B. Garraway, "Combatants" - Substance or Semantics?
  • Jelena Pejic, "Unlawful/Enemy Combatants": Interpretations and Consequences
  • Avril McDonald, Ghosts in the Machine: Some Legal Issues Concerning US Military Contractors in Iraq
  • Theodor Meron, Leaders, Courtiers and Command Responsibility in Shakespeare
  • Andru E. Wall, Civilian Detentions in Iraq
  • Adam Roberts, Transformative Military Occupation: Applying the Laws of War and Human Rights
  • Rüdiger Wolfrum, The Adequacy of International Humanitarian Law Rules on Belligerent Occupation: To What Extent May Security Council Resolution 1483 Be Considered a Model for Adjustment?
  • Fania Domb, The Separation Fence in the International Court of Justice and the High Court of Justice: Commonalities, Differences and Specifics
  • Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg, “Benevolent” Third States in International Armed Conflicts: The Myth of the Irrelevance of the Law of Neutrality