Essays about: "Jus ad Bellum"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the words Jus ad Bellum.

  1. 1. Old Rules for New Wars - A Case Study of how Resolution 1373 affects the practice of the Security Council in relation to Jus ad Bellum

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Kalle Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : Jus ad Bellum; Just War Theory; Resolution 1373; Security Council; Violent Non-State Actors;

    Abstract : Adopted by the United Nations Security Council on the 28th of September in 2001, resolution 1373 was one of the collective measures or actions taken to maintain international peace and security perceivably under threat by international terrorist acts committed by Violent Non-State Actors. This interdisciplinary politico-legal thesis seeks to understand how the unique United Nations Security Council Resolution 1373 affects the Security Council in practice by using a comparative perspective tracing related Security Council follow-up activity. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Regulation of Cyber Operations Below the Threshold of Article 2(4) of the Charter : An Assessment of Rule 4 of the Tallinn Manual 2.0

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Caroline Nordström; [2019]
    Keywords : International law; cyber; cyberspace; cyberlaw; Tallinn Manual; sovereignty; use of force; Folkrätt; Tallinnmanualen; cyber;

    Abstract : The cyber domain poses great challenges to the existing international law framework, resulting in the international community's frustration in finding sustainable long-term solutions to the international regulation of cyberspace. This thesis reflects upon foundational concepts of the jus ad bellum framework, such as State sovereignty and the use of force. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dangerous Orbits : Applying the Law of Self-defence to Hostile Acts Against Satellite Systems

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Elias Mannheimer; [2017]
    Keywords : Self-defence; armed attack; international law; outer space; satellite; space law; jus ad bellum;

    Abstract : The world has found itself in the unsatisfactory position of depending greatly upon the services of satellites, all while the risk of satellites becoming targets during conflict looms ever greater. This paper assesses the lex lata of the law of self-defence as enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, focusing on the rationae materiae aspect of the armed attack concept. READ MORE

  4. 4. The tenability gap: A study of Just War Theory and intervention justifications in Syria.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Wennberg; [2017]
    Keywords : Just War Theory; Syria; military intervention; justification; jus ad bellum; jus in bello; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Moral and ethical considerations have always been important in discussions about warfare and the development of the international community and body of international humanitarian law, laws whose fundamental ethics that can be attributed to Just War Theory. With the changing nature of conflicts and due to the lack of internationally declared principles of just and unjust wars, this thesis argues that there is a gap which creates difficulties in the justifications of contemporary conflicts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Classic Distinctions and Modern Conflicts in International Humanitarian Law: Exploring the Struggles and Consequences of Maintaining the Original Distinctions in International Humanitarian Law between Peace and War and International and Internal Conflict.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Douglas Wedderburn-Maxwell; [2014]
    Keywords : International Humanitarian Law; International Human Rights Law; Conflict Classification; Geneva Conventions; Peace; War; Internal Armed Conflict; International Armed Conflict; Internationalized Armed Conflict; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : International Humanitarian Law has at its core distinctions and classifications: The sphere between jus in bello and jus ad bellum. Between Civilian and Combatant. Between proportional and indiscriminate attack. Between acceptable and prohibited targets. READ MORE