War, Aggression and Self-Defence

War, Aggression and Self-Defence

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Yoram Dinstein's influential textbook is an indispensable guide to the legal issues of war and peace, armed attack, self-defence and enforcement measures taken under the aegis of the Security Council. This fifth edition incorporates recent treaties such as the Kampala amendments of the Statute of the International Criminal Court, new case law from the International Court of Justice and other tribunals, and contemporary doctrinal debates. Several new supplementary sections are also included, which take into account recent conflicts around the world, and consideration is given to new resolutions of the Security Council. With many segments having been rewritten to reflect recent State practice, this book remains a wide-ranging and highly readable introduction to the legal issues surrounding war and self-defence.The same is true of incursions by belligerent military aircraft, which are prohibited for the Belligerent Parties and which the neutral State must use all the means at its ... 130 Commentary on the HPCR Manual, supra note 101, at What is war?

Title:War, Aggression and Self-Defence
Author:Yoram Dinstein
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2011-10-20


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