The Principle of Discrimination in 21st Century Warfare

40 Pages Posted: 9 May 2010

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Michael N. Schmitt

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

Date Written: 1999

Abstract

Examines the impact of changes in the nature of warfare, including technological advancements, on the international humanitarian law principle of discrimination.

Keywords: discrimination, distinction, IHL, humanitarian law, law of armed conflict, LOAC, conflict

Suggested Citation

Schmitt, Michael N., The Principle of Discrimination in 21st Century Warfare (1999). Yale Human Rights and Development Law Journal, Vol. 2, 1999, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1600631 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1600631

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