Wednesday, June 9, 2010

New Volume: International Law Studies (Blue Book) Series

The latest volume in the International Law Studies (Blue Book) Series (Vol. 85, 2009) is out. The theme is "The War in Afghanistan: A Legal Analysis"; the editor is Michael N. Schmitt. Contents include:
  • Adam Roberts, Afghanistan and International Security
  • Yoram Dinstein, Terrorism and Afghanistan
  • W. Michael Reisman, International Legal Dynamics and the Design of Feasible Missions: The Case of Afghanistan
  • John F. Murphy, Afghanistan: Hard Choices and the Future of International Law
  • Sean D. Murphy, The International Legality of US Military Cross-Border Operations from Afghanistan into Pakistan
  • Alan Cole, Legal Issues in Forming the Coalition
  • Charles Garraway, Afghanistan and the Nature of Conflict
  • Geoffrey S. Corn, Making the Case for Conflict Bifurcation in Afghanistan: Transnational Armed Conflict, al Qaida and the Limits of the Associated Militia Concept
  • Gary D. Solis, Law of War Issues in Ground Hostilities in Afghanistan
  • W. Hays Parks, Combatants
  • Michael N. Schmitt, Targeting and International Humanitarian Law in Afghanistan
  • Matthew C. Waxman, The Law of Armed Conflict and Detention Operations in Afghanistan
  • Stephane Ojeda, US Detention of Taliban Fighters: Some Legal Considerations
  • Ryan Goodman, Rationales for Detention: Security Threats and Intelligence Value
  • David Turns, Jus ad Pacem in Bello? Afghanistan, Stability Operations and the International Laws Relating to Armed Conflict
  • Kenneth Watkin, Stability Operations: A Guiding Framework for “Small Wars” and Other Conflicts of the Twenty-First Century?
  • Marco Sassòli, The International Legal Framework for Stability Operations: When May International Forces Attack or Detain Someone in Afghanistan?
  • Eric Talbot Jensen & Amy M. Pomeroy, Afghanistan Legal Lessons Learned: Army Rule of Law Operations
  • Françoise J.Hampson, Is Human Rights Law of Any Relevance to Military Operations in Afghanistan?
  • Stephen Pomper, Human Rights Obligations, Armed Conflict and Afghanistan: Looking Back Before Looking Ahead