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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,...

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Human Rights as Limits for the Security Council: A Matter of Substantive Law or Defining the Application of Proportionality?

Christopher Michaelsen.

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. 9068 words.

This article examines the extent to which human rights constrain the Security Council in the exercise of its functions under the United Nations Charter. It argues that there are good...

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Putting Security Culture and Experimentation into Context: Towards a View from the Field(s) of Rule of Law Reform

Deval Desai.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 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. 7191 words.

Mary Kaldor’s recent work on security cultures is rooted in a puzzle: if the term security is by its very nature complex and ambiguous, why do we keep doing the same things and making the...

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Rule of Accountability or Rule of Law? Regulating the UN Security Council’s Accountability Deficits

Jeremy M. Farrall.

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. 8599 words.

This article examines how the attempt to pursue Security Council accountability relates to parallel efforts to strengthen the rule of law. The article argues that accountability and the...

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Operationalizing Security Council Resolution 1325: The Role of National Action Plans

Amy Barrow.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

June 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 13003 words.

Since the adoption of Security Council Resolution 1325 (SCR 1325) in October 2000, the international community has seen the emergence of a normative framework on women, peace and security....

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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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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...

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Thirty Years after Helsinki: Proposals for OSCE’s Reform

Marco Odello.

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. 6798 words.

The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has recently released a report dealing with its operational and institutional reforms. Created in 1975 as a loose ...

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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.

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

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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...

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Reducing the Security Gap through National Courts: Targeted Killings as a Case Study

Sharon Weill.

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. 9356 words.

This article examines the potential role of national courts in reducing the ‘security gap’ in the context of armed conflicts. Judges in democratic States assume different roles. They may...

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Nudging or Fudging? The UK Courts’ Counterterrorism Jurisprudence Since 9/11

C.R.G. Murray.

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. 10524 words.

Counterterrorism decisions of senior appellate courts tend to garner headlines and attract international recognition. Explanations of judicial ‘triangulation’ between security and...

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The Normative Status of Unilateral Ad Hoc Commitments by Non-State Armed Actors in Internal Armed Conflicts: International Legal Personality and Lawmaking Capacity Distinguished

Eva Kassoti.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2017; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military and Defence Law; Police and Security Services; Terrorism and National Security Law; Use of Force, War, Peace and Neutrality. 14233 words.

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This article examines the normative status of unilateral ad hoc commitments issued by non-State armed groups during internal armed conflicts. The...

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Strengthening Security Council Accountability for Sanctions: The Role of International Responsibility

Antonios Tzanakopoulos.

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. 8453 words.

The UN Security Council wields immense power under Article 41 of the Charter, a power that it has not shied away from employing regularly over the past two and a half decades. As the use of...

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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’...

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Strengthening the Accountability of the UN Security Council

Philippa Webb and Christopher Michaelsen.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

December 2014; p ublished online October 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. 1444 words.

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Non-State Actors and Law of Armed Conflict Revisited: Enforcing International Law through Domestic Engagement

Anton O. Petrov.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

July 2014; p ublished online February 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. 18333 words.

Compliance of non-State actors (NSA) constitutes a major problem of the law of armed conflict (LOAC). The reasons lie in the very structure of the law applying in non-international armed...

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John Norton Moore, Solving the War Puzzle: Beyond the Democratic Peace . Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2004, 184 pp. ISBN 0-89089-482-5.

Richard Burchill.

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. 1994 words.

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Peacekeeping in Eastern Ukraine: The Legitimacy of a Request and The Competence of the United Nations General Assembly

Ilaria Zavoli.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 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. 12525 words.

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In the last two years, the conflict in Eastern Ukraine has been analysed by legal experts in relation to the possible secession of the eastern...

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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...

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