Monday, June 11, 2012

New Issue: International Review of the Red Cross

The latest issue of the International Review of the Red Cross (Vol. 93, no. 883, September 2011) is out. The theme is "Engaging Armed Groups." Contents include:
  • Articles
    • Interview with David Kilcullen
    • Claudia Hofmann & Ulrich Schneckener, Engaging non-state armed actors in state- and peace-building: options and strategies
    • Naz K. Modirzadeh, Dustin A. Lewis & Claude Bruderlein, Humanitarian engagement under counter-terrorism: a conflict of norms and the emerging policy landscape
    • Sophie Rondeau, Participation of armed groups in the development of the law applicable to armed conflicts
    • Pascal Bongard & Jonathan Somer, Monitoring armed non-state actor compliance with humanitarian norms: a look at international mechanisms and the Geneva Call Deed of Commitment
    • Françoise Perret & François Bugnion, Between insurgents and government: the International Committee of the Red Cross's action in the Algerian War (1954–1962)
    • Deborah Casalin, Taking prisoners: reviewing the international humanitarian law grounds for deprivation of liberty by armed opposition groups
    • David Tuck, Detention by armed groups: overcoming challenges to humanitarian action
    • Ron Dudai, Closing the gap: symbolic reparations and armed groups
  • Selected Article on International Humanitarian Law
    • John Borrie & Maya Brehm, Enhancing civilian protection from use of explosive weapons in populated areas: building a policy and research agenda
  • Comments and Opinions
    • Jelena Pejic, The European Court of Human Rights’ Al-Jedda judgment: the oversight of international humanitarian law