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Strategic Defense Initiative

Overview page. Subjects: History — Warfare and Defence.

SDI a proposal by President Ronald Reagan on March 23, 1983, to construct a strategic defense system against attack from intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM s), potentially from the...

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Strategic Defense Initiative

Ali M El-Haj.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 4677 words.

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Naval Missions and Ocean Governance

O.P. Sharma.

in The International Law of the Sea

June 2010; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law. 14049 words.

This chapter presents issues relating to naval missions and ocean governance and their implications for the future of sea power. The chapter first discusses US naval missions and their...

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New START, A Preliminary Analysis

Paul Rusman.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2010; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 7370 words.

The New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) treaty marks a stage in the continuing reduction of nuclear weapons stockpiles. It also contains novel, genuinely cooperative rules for...

Cyber Warfare and the Notion of Direct Participation in Hostilities

David Turns.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 8258 words.

The domain of cyber warfare being relatively new, it is not yet matched by any comparatively novel international legal paradigm; the cyber conflicts of the present and (probably) the future...

The 21st-Century Belligerent’s Trilemma

Janina Dill.

in European Journal of International Law

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 15029 words.

This article introduces three ways in which a state at war can attempt to accommodate the often contradictory demands of military necessity and humanitarianism – three ‘logics’ of waging...

Legality of the Deployment of Conventional Weapons in Earth Orbit: Balancing Space Law and the Law of Armed Conflict

Michel Bourbonnière and Ricky J. Lee.

in European Journal of International Law

November 2007; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 15709 words.

The Bush Administration of the United States recently released a revised National Space Policy. Although the revised National Space Policy can be interpreted as a step towards the...

Peacekeeping in Lebanon and Civilian Protection

Ray Murphy.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

December 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 14705 words.

A major challenge to contemporary peace operations is the need to protect civilians. UNIFIL has been criticized for being ineffective and risk averse. The original mandate made no reference...

Termination and Suspension of, and Withdrawal from, WMD Arms Control Agreements in Light of the General Law of Treaties

Guido den Dekker and Tom Coppen.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 11593 words.

In arms control law, the need for predictability, clarity and deliberateness, as well as the importance of reciprocity have led to multilateral treaty-making, to promote legal certainty in...

Regulating War: A Taxonomy in Global Administrative Law

Daphné Richemond-Barak.

in European Journal of International Law

November 2011; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 20151 words.

This article examines the intersection between the private security and military industry and the emerging framework of global administrative law (‘GAL’). I explore in this article one...

Nuclear Containment for the Twenty-First Century: A Mandatory International Nuclear Forensics Data Bank

Jack I. Garvey.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 21942 words.

This article is a response to the challenge of nuclear non-proliferation for the twenty-first century. It describes the new landscape of nuclear risk and explains the role that the...

A Rival History of Self-Determination

Deborah Whitehall.

in European Journal of International Law

August 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 12867 words.

The storyline of the rights of peoples to self-determination during the 20th century gives cause to reconsider the relationship between historical and legal time. Rosa...

A New Architecture for the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

Jack I. Garvey.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2007; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 8894 words.

The new architecture for the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons proposed here is a mandatory regime under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, building upon the current consensual...

Targeted Killings: Contemporary Challenges, Risks and Opportunities

Sascha-Dominik Bachmann.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 14215 words.

The use of drones and other forms of targeted killings are being increasingly criticized at the international and domestic level. Before the backdrop of the most recent news that the United...

The Enactment of Irony: Reflections on the Origins of the Martens Clause

Rotem Giladi.

in European Journal of International Law

August 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 12888 words.

The Martens clause has made F. F. Martens one of the ‘household names of our profession’. Since its first appearance in the preamble to the 1899 Hague Convention (II) on the Laws and...

Analogies at War

Jens Meierhenrich.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2006; p ublished online February 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 17407 words.

Silent enim leges inter arma

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What is war, as we now use the term? What are the consequences thereof for...

Security Council Resolution 1540 to Combat WMD Terrorism: Effectiveness and Legitimacy in International Legislation

Masahiko Asada.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 14644 words.

Faced with the urgent and grave threat of WMD terrorism, the international community has responded with a new approach of international legislation by adopting Security Council Resolution...

The Responsibility to Protect Doctrine and Humanitarian Intervention: Too Many Ambiguities for a Working Doctrine

Carlo Focarelli.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 10930 words.

The question about possible remedies, including military intervention, to avoid or to put an end to massive violations of human rights committed by a state towards its own citizens or in...

Litigating Abuses Committed by Private Military Companies

Cedric Ryngaert.

in European Journal of International Law

November 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 10656 words.

One of the main tools for ‘socializing’ private military contractors (PMCs) is litigation. The threat of litigation may encourage contractors to set up their own corporate social...

Crafting the Nuclear Regime Complex (1950–1975): Dynamics of Harmonization of Opaque Treaty Rules

Grégoire Mallard.

in European Journal of International Law

May 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 12918 words.

In recent years, international lawyers have increasingly debated the normative consequences of the ‘fragmentation’ of international law. More rarely have they studied empirically how...

Dynamic Equilibrium: The Evolution of US Attitudes toward International Criminal Courts and Tribunals

John P. Cerone.

in European Journal of International Law

April 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 19568 words.

This article examines the seemingly dynamic relationship between the United States and international criminal courts. Its scope is limited to a description of the attitude of the US...