Counterinsurgency and Certain Legal Aspects: A Snapshot of Afghanistan

Civil-Military Occasional Papers, No. 5, 2011

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 594

41 Pages Posted: 25 Jul 2012

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Paul Muggleton

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Bruce Oswald

University of Melbourne - Law School

Date Written: July 24, 2012

Abstract

This paper provides a snapshot of certain legal aspects of the civilian-military counterinsurgency campaign being conducted in Afghanistan by Coalition Forces in partnership with Afghan National Security Forces, together with civilian representatives of bodies such as the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, contributing government and regional organizations, and non-government and international organizations The snapshot is taken in May 2011. These legal aspects relate to the Rule of Law Field Force-Afghanistan, the Afghan Local Police program, and the ISAF detention.

Keywords: Afghanistan, counterinsurgency, rule of law field force, Afghan Local Police, ISAF detention

JEL Classification: K19, K33, K39

Suggested Citation

Muggleton, Paul and Oswald, Bruce, Counterinsurgency and Certain Legal Aspects: A Snapshot of Afghanistan (July 24, 2012). Civil-Military Occasional Papers, No. 5, 2011; U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 594. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2116763

Paul Muggleton

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Bruce Oswald (Contact Author)

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