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The front matter section of this book International Humanitarian Law contains a table of contents, contributors, a foreword and an introduction to volume 2- challenges. The events of September 2001 and the worldwide threat of terrorist attacks, bring into sharper focus questions about the ramifications of unconventional warfare and how prisoners taken in armed conflict short of declared war should be treated. The book provides the guide-posts needed to find a just course through difficult times.

Keywords: armed conflict; International Humanitarian Law; terrorist attacks; unconventional warfare



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