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A Few Rotten Apples’: A Review of Alleged Detainee Abuse by British Personnel in Iraq Following the Al Sweady Inquiry. Is There Still a Case to Answer?

Tim Wood.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

June 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 12360 words.

Despite two lengthy public inquiries there remains uncertainty and suspicion about the conduct of British personnel towards Iraqi detainees during Op TELIC. The Al Sweady Inquiry rebuked...

Accountability of Non-State Actors in Uganda for War Crimes and Human Rights Violations: Between Amnesty and the International Criminal Court

Manisuli Ssenyonjo.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2005; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 14072 words.

The armed conflict in northern Uganda, between the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels and the Ugandan government, is one of Africa’s longest running armed conflicts not...

The Arms Trade Treaty: Pursuit for the Effective Control of Arms Transfer

Yasuhito Fukui.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 9846 words.

The General Assembly of the United Nations (UNGA) adopted the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) on 2 April 2013, which entered into force on 24 December 2014. The process towards the adoption of the...

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Attacks by Private Actors and the Right of Self-Defence

Tom Ruys and Sten Verhoeven.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2005; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 15789 words.

Over the past decade, as threats to international peace and security have undergone important shifts, the legality of self-defence against attacks by nonstate actors directed ...

Authority without Accountability? The UN Security Council’s Authorization Method and Institutional Mechanisms of Accountability

Christian Henderson.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

December 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 10119 words.

The United Nations Security Council has provided what might be seen as a functional and effective interpretation of its UN Charter based powers in developing a method for ‘authorising’...

Benjamin Wittes and Gabriella Blum, The Future of Violence: Robots and Germs, Hackers and Drones; Confronting a New Age of Threats

Elad Uzan.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2017; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 1903 words.

Bridging the Security Gap through EU Rule of Law Missions? Rule of Law Administration by EULEX

Tilmann Altwicker and Nuscha Wieczorek.

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. 8957 words.

EU civilian missions are a tool to bridge new security gaps. They focus on security problems that cannot be adequately addressed by military capabilities alone. These missions...

The Chilcot Report: Some Thoughts on International Law and Legal Advice

James A. Green and Stephen Samuel.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2017; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 8898 words.

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The Report of the Iraq (Chilcot) Inquiry was finally published, 7 years after the Inquiry’s creation, on 6 July 2016. The scope of the Inquiry’s work...

Compliance with Treaties in the Context of Nuclear Non-proliferation: Assessing Claims in the Case of Iran

Pierre-Emmanuel Dupont.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 24222 words.

The controversy over the Iranian nuclear programme is probably one of most sensitive contemporary instances of a situation involving legal issues related to compliance and enforcement of...

Complications of a Common Language: Why it is so Hard to Talk about Autonomous Weapons

Merel A.C. Ekelhof.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 9387 words.

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In the past years, a growing number of voices are calling for urgent discussion on weapon systems with increasing autonomy. The discourse on these...

The Concept of Jihad in Islamic International Law

Shaheen Sardar Ali and Javaid Rehman.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2005; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 10954 words.

In the post 11 September 2001 legal and political environment, Islam appears to have become one of the most misunderstood religions. Islam has been equated with fanaticism, ...

Conceptualizing Terrorism: International Offence or Domestic Governance Tool?

Marina Aksenova.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 10222 words.

Crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide are increasingly subject to prosecutions by international tribunals. Should then terrorism, as a substantive offence, be equally prosecuted...

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CTBT: Legal Questions Arising from Its Non–Entry into Force Revisited

Yasuhito Fukui.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 8214 words.

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Prohibition of testing of nuclear weapons has been considered an effective measure of the nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation because it...

Dan Kuwali and Frans Viljoen (Eds), Africa and the Responsibility to Protect: Article 4(h) of the African Union Constitutive Act

Patrick Butchard.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 2681 words.

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Deadlock or Restraint? The Security Council Veto and the Use of Force in Syria

Philippa Webb.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 8001 words.

The situation in Syria has revived the use of the veto power by some of the permanent five members of the Security Council. Repeated vetoes of draft resolutions and even the mere threat of...

Detentions by Armed Opposition Groups in Non-International Armed Conflicts: Towards a New Characterization of International Humanitarian Law

Ezequiel Heffes.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 9971 words.

This article investigates a particular armed opposition groups’ behavior: detentions during hostilities. This is an important concern since these non-state actors repeatedly deprive persons...

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Developing IAEA Safeguards: An Institutional Perspective on the State-level Concept

Tom Coppen.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 11744 words.

The implementation of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) safeguards in the context of the State-level Concept (SLC) has faced significant opposition from a group of IAEA Member...

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Do the Good Intentions of European Human Rights Law Really Pave the Road to IHL Hell for Civilian Detainees in Occupied Territory?

Nobuo Hayashi.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2015; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 14773 words.

This article cautions against the notion that the good intentions of European human rights law necessarily undermine international humanitarian law. In Al-Jedda, despite some suggestions to...

‘Echoes of Times Past’: On the Paradoxical Nature of Article 2(4)

Lianne J. M. Boer.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Public International Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 11415 words.

The debate on the (in)applicability of Article 2(4) to cyber attacks shows attempts to apply the 1945 prohibition to a 21st-century phenomenon. This article argues that the difficulties...

Editorial

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 678 words.