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Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Methods and Means of Warfare in the Gulf War, 1980 - 1988

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Prolonged international armed conflict invariably brings into play a wide array of methods and means by which the belligerent parties seek to obtain their goals. The Gulf War between Iran and Iraq, 1980-1988, has been no exception to this rule. This chapter first determines the rules applicable in the Gulf War. The actual conduct of the belligerent parties is then considered in the light of these rules. Finally, the chapter briefly looks at the repercussions in the outside world of some of the belligerents' modes of waging the war. Rules prohibiting or restricting the use of methods or means of warfare may be found in treaties, in customary law and, arguably, among the principles of law. In the Gulf War, as between the belligerent parties, few means of warfare were prohibited from the outset.

Keywords: belligerent parties; customary law; Gulf War; international armed conflict; means of warfare; method of warfare

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