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Why Is The “Humanization” Of Humanitarian Law Not A Good Idea?

Why Is The “Humanization” Of Humanitarian Law Not A Good Idea? Military necessity is the raison d’être of international humanitarian law (IHL). It permits measures which are actually necessary to accomplish a

US Congressional Approval Or Sole Authority Of President Does Not Legitimize Military Action In Syria

US Congressional Approval Or Sole Authority Of President To Strike Does Not Legitimize Possible Military Action In Syria Under International Law The reaction against the Assad regime for the alleged use of

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International Humanitarian Law And Technological Advancement In Weaponry

International Humanitarian Law And Technological Advancement In Weaponry International humanitarian law (IHL), based on the concepts of jus ad bello, is defined to be the law of war. This means that the laws involved are

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Daniyal Hassan

Has Article 2(4) Of The UN Charter Become Redundant In The 21st Century?

Has Article 2(4) Of The UN Charter Become Redundant In The 21st Century? The principle of non-intervention in international relations is indeed deep-rooted. It would be difficult, if not impossible for there to be


Sami Ur Rahman

Conflicts Not of an International Character and the Applicable Law

Conflicts Not of an International Character and the Applicable Law ABSTRACT The International humanitarian law (IHL) recognizes two categories of armed conflict: international armed conflict (IAC) and non-international armed conflict (NIAC). A