Review on Ahmed Al-Dawoody, The Islamic Law of War – Justifications and Regulations
Hadassa A. Noorda
University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
October 2, 2012
Journal of Military Ethics, 11:1, 67-69
Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2012-94
General Subserie Research Paper No. 2012-08
Ahmed Al-Dawoody offers a detailed and nuanced analysis of the Islamic take on the law of war. It contributes to clearing up the current misunderstandings with respect to the Islamic law of war in particular, and with respect to the Islam in general. I would like to recommend this book to anyone interested in the subject, and specifically to those studying the law of war from a Western perspective.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 4
Keywords: Islam, laws of war, shari’ah, armed conflict
JEL Classification: K33Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: October 4, 2012 ; Last revised: October 22, 2012
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