Belligerency Recognition: Past, Present and Future
26 Pages Posted: 25 May 2014 Last revised: 22 Jun 2014
Date Written: January 13, 2014
This article discusses belligerency recognition in a past, present and future perspective. It is argued that, despite its gradual demise, belligerency recognition is still in existence and that it could be resurrected in appropriate cases.
Keywords: Recognition of belligerency, armed non-state actors, international humanitarian law
JEL Classification: K33
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