Tag Archives: international humanitarian law

Making the Most of the Montreux Document

by Paul Pryce. With degrees in political science from both sides of the pond, Paul Pryce has previously worked as Senior Research Fellow for the Atlantic Council of Canada’s Canadian Armed Forces program, as a Research Fellow for the OSCE … Continue reading

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The return of mine warfare

by Björn Müller (Facebook / Twitter; originally published in German). Björn is journalist in Berlin focusing on security policy and geopolitics. For a long time, landmines have been considered yesterday’s weaponry in modern armies – yet still good enough for … Continue reading

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Die USA beschiessen die Taliban mit Phosphorbomben

Als Israel zwischen Ende 2008 und 2009 während der Operation “Gegossenes Blei” Phosphor-Munition einsetzte, war die Kritik in der Öffentlichkeit richtigerweise gross. Im Protokoll III der Konvention über das Verbot oder die Beschränkung des Einsatzes bestimmter konventioneller Waffen vom 10. … Continue reading

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