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The Interpretive Guidance on the Notion of Direct Participation in Hostilities: A Critical Analysis

Harvard National Security Journal, Vol. 1, p. 5, 2010

40 Pages Posted: 8 May 2010  

Michael N. Schmitt

Naval War College - Stockton Center for the Study of International Law; University of Exeter Law School; Lieber Institute, USMA at West Point

Date Written: May 4, 2010

Abstract

Critique of the ICRC's Interpretive Guidance on the Notion of Direct Participation in Hostilities by a participant in the process.

Keywords: Humanitarial Law, Law of War, Direct Participation, Civilians, Law of Armed Conflict

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Schmitt, Michael N., The Interpretive Guidance on the Notion of Direct Participation in Hostilities: A Critical Analysis (May 4, 2010). Harvard National Security Journal, Vol. 1, p. 5, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1600243

Michael N. Schmitt (Contact Author)

Naval War College - Stockton Center for the Study of International Law ( email )

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University of Exeter Law School ( email )

Exeter, EX4 4QJ
United Kingdom

HOME PAGE: http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/law/staff/mschmitt/

Lieber Institute, USMA at West Point ( email )

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West Point, NY 10996
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