Faultlines in the Law of Attack
Michael N. Schmitt
Naval War College - International Law Department; University of Exeter Law School
TESTING THE BOUNDARIES OF INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW, Breau, Susan & Jachec-Neale, Agnieszka, eds., Chapter 9, pp. 277-307, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, 2006
Examines those aspects of the law of targeting that pose particular problems from the perspective of international humanitarian law. Topics include military objectives, civilian morale, leadership targeting, meaning of the term "attack", proportionality, human shields, and precautions in attack.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 31
Keywords: IHL, attack, humanitarian law, LOAC, law of armed conflict, law of war, targeting, military objectives, civilian morale, leadership targeting, proportionality, human shields, and precautions in attackAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: May 20, 2010
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