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Fighting irregular fighters: Is the law of armed conflict outdated?
|Scheipers , S 2014 , ' Fighting irregular fighters: Is the law of armed conflict outdated? ' , Parameters , vol. 43 , no. 4 , pp. 45-56 .
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|The law of armed conflict has often been described as outdated and ill suited to military conflicts in the twenty-first century. Both academics and practitioners have argued that today’s wars tend to be asymmetric conflicts between states and nonstate actors, whereas the law of armed conflict was made with a view to symmetrical interstate war. This article challenges that notion.
|© 2013 Sibylle Scheipers. This work has been made available online with permission from the publisher. This is the final published version of the work, which was originally published by Parameters.
|SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
|Fighting irregular fighters: Is the law of armed conflict outdated?
|University of St Andrews. School of International Relations
|Non peer reviewed
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