War

Introduction to War War, in international law, armed conflict between two or more governments or states. When such conflicts assume global proportions, they are known as world wars. War between different parts or factions of the same nation is called civil war. A rebellion is not legally […]

Military Law

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International Conflict Avoidance

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Military

In the United States For information about Military in the context of international trade, click here. General Vukotitch: International Incident In the book "International Incidents for Discussion in Conversation Classes", in relation to this subject, L. Oppenheim wrote in 1909: […]

Armed Conflict

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on armed conflict explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict In relation to the international law practice and Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict in this […]

Non-international Armed Conflicts

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Fundamental Rules of International Humanitarian Law in Armed Conflicts

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on fundamental rules of international humanitarian law in armed conflicts explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "fundamental rules of international […]

Armed Conflict in Central African Republic

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International Armed Conflict

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on international armed conflict explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "international armed conflict" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of […]

Military Family Law

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Armed Conflict in Côte D'ivoire

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International Conflict Resolution

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Military Lawyer

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Armed Conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Introduction to North Atlantic Treaty Organization North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), regional defense alliance created by the North Atlantic Treaty. NATO's purpose is to enhance the stability, well-being, and freedom of its members through a system of collective security. Members […]

Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): On November 9, 2011, Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, spoke at a Security […]

Children in Armed Conflict

United Nations: Children and Armed Conflict in 2013 United States views on international law [1] in relation to United Nations: Children and Armed Conflict: On June 17, 2013, U.S. Alternate Representative to the UN for Special Political Affairs Jeffrey DeLaurentis delivered remarks at the […]

Military Law School

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Convention for Protection of Cultural Property in Armed Conflict

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on convention for protection of cultural property in armed conflict explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "cultural property, convention for protection of, in […]

Armed Conflict in Libya

Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in Libya in 2013 United States views on international law [1] in relation to Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in Libya: On March 14, 2013, the Security Council adopted resolution 2095 modifying the arms embargo on Libya. […]

Military Law Degree

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Legality of the Use by A State of Nuclear Weapons in Armed Conflict

Legality of the Use by a State of Nuclear Weapons in Armed Conflict Embracing mainstream international law, this section on legality of the use by a state of nuclear weapons in armed conflict explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further […]

Use of Force, Arms Control, Disarmament, Nonproliferation

Use of Force, Arms Control, Disarmament, Nonproliferation in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document “Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law”): In August 2011, the State Department released the unclassified version of its report to Congress on […]

Military Law Questions

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Armed Conflict in Somalia

Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in Somalia in 2013 United States views on international law [1] in relation to Armed Conflict: Restoration of Peace and Security in Somalia: See Chapter 17.B.7 for a discussion of UN Security Council resolution 2093, adopted on March 6, […]

War Crimes Trials

Introduction to War Crimes Trials

War Crimes Trials, trials of persons charged with criminal violation of the laws and customs of war and related principles of international law.

The first war crimes trials in modern times were held after World War II (1939-1945) by the victorious All…

War Crimes Trials Effects

Introduction to War Crimes Trials Effects

The Nürnberg and other war crimes trials were a notable step in the evolution of international penal law. The standing of the trials suffered sharply, however, because the proceedings were carried out under auspices of victorious powers and the …

World War II Trials

War Crimes Trials Other World War II Trials

Introduction to World War II Trials

Another war crimes trial was held under international authority in Tokyo. The International Military Tribunal for the Far East was constituted under the authority of a charter promulgated on January 19, 1…

Sierra Leone Tribunal

War Crimes Trials Sierra Leone Tribunal

Introduction to Sierra Leone Tribunal

In 2002 the UN and the Sierra Leone government jointly established a war crimes tribunal, the Special Court for Sierra Leone, to try individuals who had committed atrocities during Sierra Leone's civil …

Strategic Arms Limitation Talks Accords

Introduction to Strategic Arms Limitation Talks Accords

The negotiations known as SALT I began in November 1969 and ended in January 1972, with agreement on two documents: the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty (ABM Treaty) and the Interim Agreement on the Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms. …

NATO History

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO): History Early Years

Introduction to NATO History

Until 1950 NATO consisted primarily of a pledge by the United States to defend other members of the alliance under the terms of Article 5 of the treaty. However, there was no effective militar…

Nürnberg First Trial

War Crimes Trials Nürnberg Trials Conclusions of the First Trial

Introduction to Nürnberg First Trial

The judgment of the International Military Tribunal was handed down on September 30-October 1, 1946. Among notable features of the decision was the conclusion, in accordanc…

Nürnberg Trials

War Crimes Trials Nürnberg Trials

Introduction to Nürnberg Trials

The most important war crimes trials following World War II were held in Nürnberg, Germany, under the authority of two legal instruments. One, the so-called London Agreement, was signed by representative…

Control of Armament

Totalitarianism The Party and its Tools Control of Armament

Introduction to Control of Armament

The monopoly of all effective weapons of destruction is an attribute of all contemporary governments. In the totalitarian dictatorships, however, which provide no legal means of effecting …