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Naval mines: Legal considerations in armed conflict and peacetime

Letts, David


The purpose of this article is to examine the key elements of the legal framework in which naval mines are used both across the spectrum of conflict and during peacetime. The article will also consider the legal issues associated with the use of mines by States in international armed conflict, and address the distinct legal issues which arise in non-international armed conflict, where the emergence of an increasing presence of non-State armed groups has been a hallmark of the late twentieth and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: International Review of the Red Cross
DOI: 10.1017/S1816383117000285


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