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Drone Attacks Under the Jus ad Bellum and Jus in Bello: Clearing the 'Fog of Law'

Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, Forthcoming

14 Pages Posted: 3 Apr 2011  

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: March 2, 2011

Abstract

This article examines both the law governing resort to force and the international humanitarian law aspects of drone attacks.

Keywords: drones, UAV, UAS, jus ad bellum, use of force, international humanitarian law, law of armed conflict

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Schmitt, Michael N., Drone Attacks Under the Jus ad Bellum and Jus in Bello: Clearing the 'Fog of Law' (March 2, 2011). Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1801179

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
United States

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