This book is the first comprehensive critical analysis of the regulation of naval weapons during armed conflict. Busuttil examines in depth this century's three principal weapons--naval mines, submarines, and anti-ship missiles--explicating the relevant sources of international law that deal with this difficult but fundamental area of state practice. The book examines the impact of agreements drawn up in peacetime on wartime conduct and focuses on the growth of law through customary practice. In addition to explaining the law as it exists today, the author provides suggestions for the practical development of the law.United States In comrast to the Soviet Manual. the United Statesa#39; Commandera#39;s Handhook provides extensive. ... of the legal uses of naval mines.364 The Commandera#39;s Handhook asserts that naval mines are not prohihited per se^5 and goesanbsp;...
|Title||:||Naval Weapons Systems and the Contemporary Law of War|
|Author||:||James J. Busuttil|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 1998|