The Principle of Discrimination in 21st Century Warfare

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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: 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

Michael N. Schmitt (Contact Author)

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United Kingdom

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Lieber Institute, USMA at West Point ( email )

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