The world's only annual publication devoted to the study of the laws of armed conflict, the Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law provides a truly international forum for high-quality, peer-reviewed academic articles focusing on this highly topical branch of international law. Ease of use of the Yearbook is guaranteed by the inclusion of a detailed index. Distinguished by its topicality and contemporary relevance, the Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law bridges the gap between theory and practice and serves as a useful reference tool for scholars, practitioners, military personnel, civil servants, diplomats, human rights workers and students.
Table of ContentsWho may be killed? Anwar al-Awlaki as a case study in the international legal regulation of lethal force.- Adjudicating armed conflict in domestic courts: The experience of Israel’s Supreme Court.- Counter-insurgency operations in Afghanistan. What about the ‘jus in bellum’ and the ‘jus in bello’: is the law still accurate? Civilian intelligence agencies and the use of armed drones.- International humanitarian law and bombing campaigns: legitimate military objectives and excessive collateral damage.- The law of armed conflict and international human rights law – some paradigmatic differences and operational implications.-
Unlawful presence of protected persons in occupied territory? An analysis of Israel’s permit regime and expulsions from the West Bank under the law of occupations.- The year in review.- Drone attacks under the jus ad bellum and jus in bello: clearing the fog of law.- Domestic, legal or other proceedings undertaken by both the government of Israel and the Palestinian side.- Poison, gas and expanding bullets: the extension of the list of prohibited weapons at the Review Conference of the International Criminal Court in Kampala.- The US Department of Defense Law of War Manual – an update.- Focus Topic: The Gaza Blockade.- Rule selection in the case of Israel’s naval blockade of Gaza: Law of naval warfare or law of the sea? The Gaza freedom flotilla and international law.- A guide to state practice concerning international humanitarian law.-