In 2015, the United States Department of Defense published its long-awaited Law of War Manual making a significant statement on the position of the US government on important military matters. Whilst readers recognise the Manual's legal and strategic importance, they may question whether particular statements of law are legally accurate or complete. This book offers a unique in-depth review of the complete Manual, including revisions, on a paragraph-by-paragraph, line-by-line and word-by-word basis. The authors offer their personal assessment of the DoD's declared view as to the law that regulates the conduct of warfare, a subject of unparalleled current importance.
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Boothby & Heintschel von Heinegg: The Law of War: A Detailed Assessment of the US Department of Defense Law of War Manual
The Law of War: A Detailed Assessment of the US Department of Defense Law of War Manual (Cambridge Univ. Press 2018). Here's the abstract: