88 Pages Posted: 13 Apr 2015 Last revised: 15 Nov 2015
Date Written: April 12, 2015
The article examines the operational context in which Israel conducts targeting. It assesses how that context affects Israel's approach to targeting, surveys the Israel Defense Force's targeting process, examines the military attorney system that provides advice to Israeli Commanders on targeting matters and surveys Israeli positions on particular aspects of the law of armed conflict.
Keywords: Law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, targeting, attack, Israel, Israel Defense Force, Military Advocate General, armed conflict
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Schmitt, Michael N. and Merriam, John J., The Tyranny of Context: Israeli Targeting Practices in Legal Perspective (April 12, 2015). 37 University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law 53-139 (2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2593629