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Defence Post-Hostilities Planning Committee

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

The shape of Australia's postwar defence arrangements was under consideration even before the Second World War had ended. As part of a move to improve the joint service machinery within ...

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Defence Post-Hostilities Planning Committee

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

The shape of Australia's postwar defence arrangements was under consideration even before the Second World War had ended. As part of a move to improve the joint service machinery within ...

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Defence Post-Hostilities Planning Committee

Peter Dennis, Jeffrey Grey, Ewan Morris, Robin Prior and Jean Bou.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 131 words.

The shape of Australia's postwar defence arrangements was under consideration even before the Second World War had ended. As part

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Extrapolation of Criminal Law Modes of Liability to Target Analysis under International Humanitarian Law: Developing the Framework for Understanding Direct Participation in Hostilities and Membership in Organized Armed Groups in Non-International Armed Conflict

Michael John-Hopkins.

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. 16975 words.

Abstract

Direct participation in hostilities and membership in an organized armed group are contested and controversial concepts. Recent developments in...

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On Some Merits of the Israeli Judgment on Targeted Killings

Antonio Cassese.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

May 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 3109 words.

The recent judgment by the Israeli Supreme Court on targeted killings is a landmark decision in many respects. Its main merit lies in trying to give precision to, and therefore make...

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The Targeted Killings Judgment

Roy S. Schondorf.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

May 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 3896 words.

This judgment is one of the most important contributions in recent years by a national court to the development of the laws governing armed conflicts between states and non-state actors...

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Uncertainty on Somalia’s Beaches—The Legal Regime of Onshore Anti-Piracy Operations

Frederic Wiesenbach.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 12982 words.

In March 2012, the EU decided to expand the Atalanta anti-piracy mission to Somalia’s beaches. Simultaneously Atalanta’s operational strategy has been changed and the constraining rules for...

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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...

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Part II, 5 Conduct of Hostilities and Targeting

Daragh Murray.

in Practitioners' Guide to Human Rights Law in Armed Conflict

November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 50 pages. 23722 words.

This chapter addresses the use of force during military operations in armed conflict. Both the law of armed conflict and international human rights law apply to such military operations....

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Did LOAC Take the Lead? Reassessing Israel's Targeted Killing of Salah Shehadeh and the Subsequent Calls for Criminal Accountability

Alon Margalit.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 12693 words.

The recent report of an Israeli Inquiry Committee that examined the 2002 targeted killing of Salah Shehadeh, the commander of Palestinian armed group Hamas, provides a valuable opportunity...

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‘One Hell of a Killing Machine’

Kevin Jon Heller.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

March 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 14284 words.

Although the vast majority of drone attacks conducted by the United States have been signature strikes — strikes that target ‘groups of men who bear certain signatures, or defining...

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The Legal Regime Applicable to Use of Lethal Force When Operating under a United Nations Security Council Chapter VII Mandate Authorising ‘All Necessary Means’

Rob McLaughlin.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2007; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 14723 words.

This article examines the issue of authorisation to use of lethal force under a UN Security Council Chapter VII ‘all necessary means’ resolution. Because UN-mandated or endorsed forces are...

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A Global Battlefield?

Noam Lubell and Nathan Derejko.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

March 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 12495 words.

The ever-increasing use of drones in the pursuit of the ‘war on terror’ has given rise to concerns over the emergence of a global battlefield whereby the entire planet is subject to the...

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Part 3 The Post 9/11-Era (2001–), 57 US Extra-Territorial Actions Against Individuals: Bin Laden, Al Awlaki, and Abu Khattalah—2011 and 2014

David Kretzmer.

in The Use of Force in International Law

May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 23 pages. 14564 words.

This chapter discusses the targeted killing by the US of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan and of Anwar al Awlaki in Yemen, and the capture of Ahmed Abu Kattalah in Libya. It presents the facts...

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Part 2 The Post-Cold War Era (1990–2000), 45 The Eritrean–Ethiopian War—1998–2000

Sean D Murphy.

in The Use of Force in International Law

May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 23 pages. 14391 words.

This contribution discusses the Eritrean-Ethiopian War of 1998-2000. It sets out the facts and context of the crisis, the legal positions of the two countries, and the international...

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Targeted Killings and the International Legal Framework: With Particular Reference to the US Operation against Osama Bin Laden

Meagan S. Wong.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

March 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 16744 words.

On 2 May 2011, a team of US Special Forces executed an operation against Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan. The extraterritorial use of force against a non-State actor in the territory of another...

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Peacebuilding

Thilo Marauhn and Sven Simon.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 7343 words.

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