War And Law Since 1945

Author: Geoffrey Best
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198206992
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Civilization has long sought to limit the violence and ugliness of war. This book traces the recent history of these efforts and explores important contemporary issues in the area.

War And Law Since 1945

Author: Geoffrey Best
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Civilization has long sought to limit the violence and ugliness of war. This book traces the recent history of these efforts, and explores important contemporary issues in the area.

The United Nations Security Council And War

Author: Vaughan Lowe
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191614939
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This is the first major exploration of the United Nations Security Council's part in addressing the problem of war, both civil and international, since 1945.

The Nuremberg Trials International Criminal Law Since 1945

Author: Lawrence Raful
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110944847
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bringing these criminals to justice.24 As the Council of Four permitted Turkey's
arch enemy Greece to send soldiers to occupy Smyrna (Izmir) to support the
Sultan's attempt to fulfill demands made by the Allies to try war criminals while the
country was in the midst of a civil war, the move was interpreted to be that the
Allies were possibly thinking of annexing a part of Turkey by their old enemy.
When Greek forces landed at Smyrna on May 15, 1919 hostilities emerged with
the Greeks ...

Law And War

Author: Peter Maguire
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231146477
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In The First World War, Keegan writes that in the first four months of World War I,
300,000 French were killed and another 600,000 were wounded (6–7). In War
and Law Since 1945, Best writes, “The First World War very much changed the
total context in which the law of war operated and in which alone it can be
properly understood. 1919 marks as much of a shock in its history as 1945” (53).
Willis, Prologue to Nuremberg, 13. The French tried and imprisoned three men
for pillaging in ...

Individual Criminal Responsibility In International Law

Author: Elies van Sliedregt
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199560366
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The waging of war is inherent in mankind. As Best observes in his magnificent
study on war and law: No one can tell how war began among men but there is
evidence of it from earliest times; evidence not just in the form of weapons meant
for fighting and of human remains broken by weapons, which cannot of
themselves signify anything as serious war, but of fighting by organized groups
for collective purposes.1 The laws of war have an impressive history. Already,
before the ...

International Law And New Wars

Author: Christine Chinkin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107171210
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Examines the difficulties in applying international law to recent armed conflicts known as 'new wars'.

The Image Before The Weapon

Author: Helen M. Kinsella
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801461262
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Best, War and Law since 1945, 127. See also Nabulsi's discussion of the
concerted organizing effort among French resistance groups to influence the
position of the French delegation to the conferences on this very topic; Nabulsi,
Traditions of War, 14. 61. Geoffrey Best,“Restraints on War by Land before 1945,”
in Restraints on War: Studies in the Limitation of Armed Conflict, ed. Michael
Howard (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1979), 27. Elsewhere Best writes that “
in promoting and ...

Judges Law And War

Author: Shane Darcy
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107060699
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submarine warfare, the Nuremberg Tribunal convicted Admiral Dönitz for
attacking neutral shipping without warning and for failing to rescue survivors, in
violation of the 1936 Protocol to the 1930 London Naval Agreement.140 It was
not prepared to find him guilty of attacks on British merchant ships because these
had been armed and were effectively integrated “into the warning network of
naval ... 144 Geoffrey Best, Law and War Since 1945 (Oxford: Clarendon Press,
1994), pp.

The Law Of Armed Conflict

Author: Gary D. Solis
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139487116
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Geoffrey Best, War and Law Since 1945 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994),
285. 3 Cited in, Sharon A. Williams, The International and National Protection of
Movable Cultural Property: A Comparative Study (Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana
Publications, 1978), 5–6. 4 Best, War and Law Since 1945, supra, note 2, at 284.
5 War Dept., FM27–10, Rules of Land Warfare (Washington: GPO, 1956), para.
58, at 14. “In sieges and bombardments all necessary steps must be taken to
spare, ...