Arms Control and Non-proliferation

Acts of Non-State Armed Groups and the Law Governing Armed Conflict

The recent conflict in Lebanon and Northern Israel, occurring between a state and a non-state armed opposition group on the territory of a state that has not itself taken up arms, raises distinct challenges for interpretation of international law related to armed conflict.

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10
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Author: 
Jonathan Somer
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Some Proportionality Issues Raised by Israel's Use of Armed Force in Lebanon

Introduction

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20
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Frederic L. Kirgis
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North Korea's Missile Firings

On July 4 and 5, 2006, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) test-fired seven unarmed missiles over the Sea of Japan.  One of them was a long-range missile, the Taepodong 2, which exploded and fell into the sea before it could complete its test flight.  If it had not gone down prematurely it is possible that it would have entered the airspace of Japan.

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10
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18
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Frederic L. Kirgis
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Iran and the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

As has been well documented,[1] the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) some time ago lost confidence that Iran's nuclear program is being carried out exclusively for peaceful purposes as required by the Nuclear Nonproliferation

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10
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13
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Frederic L. Kirgis
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Case Concerning Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo: The ICJ Finds Uganda Acted Unlawfully and Orders Reparations

On December 19, 2005, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued its final judgment in the Case Concerning Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda).

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10
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1
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Margaret E. McGuinness
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