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rule of law and the law of war

military commissions and enemy combatants post 9/11

by Leonard Cutler

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Military courts -- United States,
    • Terrorists -- Legal status, laws, etc,
    • Prisoners of war -- Legal status, laws, etc,
    • War on Terrorism, 2001-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-353) and index.

      StatementLeonard Cutler.
      SeriesStudies in political science ;, v. 25, Studies in political science (Lewiston, N.Y.) ;, v. 25.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF7661 .C88 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 361 p. ;
      Number of Pages361
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3420616M
      ISBN 100773462090
      LC Control Number2005040455

      "The Laws of War blends both history and analysis—a rarity for books concerning the law—and presents itself in readable, enjoyable prose It is crucial that lawyers, soldiers, and academics understand the basics of the law of war. Contrary to the old adage, all is not fair in love and war, and it never was. This book is a passionate call for citizen action to uphold the rule of law when government does not. Arguing that post-9/11 legislation and foreign policy severed the executive branch from the will of the people, Elaine Scarry in Rule of Law, Misrule of Men offers a fierce defense of the people's role as guarantor of our democracy.

      Rule Ruses of war are not prohibited as long as they do not infringe a rule of international humanitarian law. [IAC/NIAC] Rule The improper use of the white flag of truce is prohibited. [IAC/NIAC] Rule The improper use of the distinctive emblems of the Geneva Conventions is prohibited. [IAC/NIAC] Rule Book Descriptions: Rule of Law in War places international law at the centre of the transformation of United States counterinsurgency (COIN) that occurred during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. It claims international law matters more than is often assumed and more than we have previously been able to claim, contradicting existing theoretical assumptions.

      Love is the law, love under will. Nor let the fools mistake love; for there are love and love. There is the dove, and there is the serpent. Choose ye well! He, my prophet, hath chosen, knowing the law of the fortress, and the great mystery of the House of God. All these old letters of my Book are aright; but [Tzaddi] is not the Star. Rule of law and the law of war. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Cutler, Leonard. Rule of law and the law of war. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Cutler.


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