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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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Nuclear Terrorism by States and Non-state Actors: Global Responses to Threats to Military and Human Security in International Law

Jonathan Black-Branch.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 20335 words.

Abstract

Despite a wide range of progressive developments over the past half-century, nuclear threats remain one of the greatest challenges to military and...

The Law’s Potential to Break—Rather Than Entrench—the South China Sea Deadlock?

Rob McLaughlin and Hitoshi Nasu.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

June 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 15436 words.

The complex matrix of territorial claims and counter-claims, and associated resource and maritime disputes, which characterizes the tension in the South China Sea points to a deadlocked,...

UN Peacekeeping in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Protection of Civilians

Ray Murphy.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

June 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 18421 words.

UN peacekeeping has had a long and controversial involvement in the affairs of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The current operation there constitutes one of the UN’s most...

The Puzzle of Collective Self-defence: Dangerous Fragmentation or a Window of Opportunity? An Analysis with Finland and the Åland Islands as a Case Study

Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 12213 words.

Abstract

The present article moves across international, European Union (EU) and domestic law while examining the legal puzzle of collective security. The...

Peripheral Hegemony in the Quest to Ensure Security Council Accountability for its Individualized UN Sanctions Regimes

Larissa J. van den Herik.

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. 11175 words.

A demand for strengthened Security Council accountability has been put forward quite vigorously in the context of individualized UN sanctions regimes. This accountability gap was...

From Design to Implementation: The Interpretation of Fact-finding Mandates

Rob Grace.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2015; p ublished online December 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. 14159 words.

The mandate interpretation process is crucial to the implementation of fact-finding missions geared toward investigating alleged violations of international law, including human rights,...

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...