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Peace, Terrorism, Armed Conflict and War Crimes Today, it sounds rather strange to associate terrorism with peace. Against the backdrop of Islamic State ( is ) fighters slaughtering civilians in Syria and Iraq, it is hard to see how terrorism could be connected to a situation of peace. In the

In: Security and Human Rights

The prevalence of Islamist armed conflicts is an important problem of our time. 3 Out of the six most deadly armed conflicts in 2018 recorded by the Uppsala Conflict Data Program ( UCDP ), four involved at least one Islamist actor. In all of these four conflicts, the non-state actor expressed

In: International Negotiation
Author: Katrina Lee-Koo

Over the past two decades, the United Nations Security Council has established significant architecture to inform and support its Children and Armed Conflict (CaAC) thematic agenda. 1 Initiated in 1999 with the adoption of unscr 1261 – in a response to the 1996 unicef Report, The Impact of

In: Children and the Responsibility to Protect
Author: Damian Lilly

armed conflict with opposing forces should be considered a party to armed conflict has been controversial issue for a number of decades. It is now widely acknowledged that international humanitarian law ( ihl ) is applicable to un peacekeeping operations. 1 Even so, and despite extensive

In: Journal of International Peacekeeping
Author: Nesrine Badawi
In Islamic Jurisprudence on the Regulation of Armed Conflict: Text and Context, Nesrine Badawi argues against the existence of a “true” interpretation of the rules regulating armed conflict in Islamic law. In a survey of formative and modern seminal legal works on the subject, the author sheds light on the role played by the sociopolitical context in shaping this branch of jurisprudence and offers a detailed examination of the internal deductive structures of these works.

. In some instances, disputes over these natural resources have fuelled or caused internal or international armed conflict in a phenomenon often referred to as the ‘resource curse or paradox of plenty’. 2 The political instability resulting from armed conflict over natural resources in turn has a

In: Chinese Journal of Environmental Law