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Armed Forces Policy Council

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

A U.S. government council which advises the Secretary of Defense on broad policy regarding the armed forces. Its composition includes the Secretary of Defense (as Chairman), the Deputy...

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Armed Forces Policy Council

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 49 words.

a U.S. government council which advises the Secretary of Defense on broad policy regarding the armed forces. Its composition includes

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Armed Forces Policy Council

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

A U.S. government council which advises the Secretary of Defense on broad policy regarding the armed forces. Its composition includes the Secretary of Defense (as Chairman), the Deputy...

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The Iraq Invasion as a Recent United Kingdom ‘Contribution to International Law’

Anthony Carty.

in European Journal of International Law

February 2005; p ublished online February 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 0 words.

The UK (as indeed the US) gave as its formal legal ground for the invasion of Iraq reliance upon interpretations of Security Council resolutions. In other words, there was no open admission...

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Part II, 16 Multinational Operations

Daragh Murray.

in Practitioners' Guide to Human Rights Law in Armed Conflict

November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 6 pages. 2179 words.

This chapter addresses the law applicable during multinational, or coalition, operations. States participating in multinational operations remain bound by their national and international...

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Coercion

Christopher C Joyner.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 2291 words.

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WPS in Military Training and Socialization

Helena Carreiras and Teresa Fragoso.

in The Oxford Handbook of Women, Peace, and Security

February 2019; p ublished online December 2018 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations. 5051 words.

This chapter explores the idea that a lack of congruence between national policies on gender integration in the military and the requirements of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 account...

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Asymmetric Warfare

Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 6423 words.

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International Military Forces

Marten Zwanenburg.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 5538 words.

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Defining Armed Conflict

Mary Ellen O’Connell.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2008; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 2951 words.

Within hours of the 9/11 attacks in the United States, President George W. Bush declared ‘a global war on terrorism’. Experts around the world assumed this declaration was a rallying cry, a...

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Part V Case Studies, 45 Russian Forces in the Former USSR and Beyond

Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov.

in The Handbook of the Law of Visiting Forces

April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 27 pages. 16419 words.

This chapter discusses legal grounds for, and actual deployments of, Russian forces outside of the Russian territory. Such deployments mostly continued in the former Soviet Union, with the...

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Editorial

Eric Myjer and Nigel White.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 1288 words.

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Law, Justice and a Potential Security Gap: The ‘Organization’ Requirement in International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal law

Rogier Bartels and Katharine Fortin.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 9473 words.

This article explores the ‘organizational’ or ‘organization’ criterion for both non-international armed conflict under international humanitarian law (IHL) and crimes against humanity under...

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Part II Commentaries to Typical Sofa Rules, 34 Applicability during Crisis or War

Dieter Fleck.

in The Handbook of the Law of Visiting Forces

April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 5 pages. 2250 words.

This chapter considers the applicability of treaty law provisions in periods of crisis or war. Such an issue generally cannot be solved by reference to the treaty text itself. In fact, the...

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Iraq-Kuwait War (1990-91)

Michael N Schmitt.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 6545 words.

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Classification of Cyber Conflict

Michael Schmitt.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 7168 words.

This article examines the classification of conflicts consisting of only cyber operations under international humanitarian law. ‘International armed conflicts’ are those that are ‘armed’...

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Mathieu Ahmed Kérékou

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(b. 2 Sept. 1933).

President of Benin 1972–91, 1996–2006Born in the provincial capital of Natitingou (western Benin), he enlisted in the French colonial army and became an officer...

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Part III Headquarters Agreements, 38 Other Military Headquarters

Daniel Rezene Mekonnen, Thierry Tardy and Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov.

in The Handbook of the Law of Visiting Forces

April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 17 pages. 9832 words.

This chapter discusses military headquarters in the context of three key regions. These are: the African Union, the European Union, and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). In the...

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