Asymmetric Warfare. A Challenge for International Humanitarian Law? by Stefan Kirchner

Asymmetric Warfare. A Challenge for International Humanitarian Law?

byStefan Kirchner

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Scientific Essay from the year 2015 in the subject Law - European and International Law, Intellectual Properties, , language: English, abstract: Asymmetric warfare has been a hallmark of many armed conflicts of the 21st century. Written from the perspective of international law, this article asks whether the deliberate use of widespread and systematic violations of the laws of war as a strategy and / or tactic of war by some (state and non-state) actors places the ability of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) to protect civilians in wartime at risk.

RA Dr. Stefan Kirchner, MJI, is an international legal consultant, admitted to the bar in Germany (www.marine-consulting-eu). He has worked at the Law of the Sea Division of the German Foreign Ministry in Berlin and at the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency. He has been Assistant Professor for the Law of the Sea in Kaunas and Associate Professor for Fundamental and Human Rights in Rovaniemi. After serving as Co-Chair of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Interest Group of the American Society of International Law he now holds that position in ASIL's Law of the Sea Interest Group.

Title:Asymmetric Warfare. A Challenge for International Humanitarian Law?Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 21, 2015Publisher:GRIN PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3668112649

ISBN - 13:9783668112643

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