Israeli Targeting: A Legal Appraisal
68:4 Naval War College Review 15-33 (Autumn 2015)
20 Pages Posted: 21 Apr 2015 Last revised: 17 Sep 2015
Date Written: April 20, 2015
This article summarizes the results of a research field study examining Israel Defense Force in December 2014. It discusses the unique operational and strategic context in which the IDF operates and discusses Israeli targeting practices. The piece also surveys and assess Israeli positions on the law of armed conflict. It concludes that such practices and positions reflect the environment in which IDF targeting takes place.
Keywords: law of armed conflict, targeting, humanitarian law, Israel, Israel Defence Force
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