publication . Report . 2015

Counter-terrorism and the protection of civilians: Armed non-state actors

Munive, Jairo; Somer, Jonathan;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: Copenhagen: Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)
Recent events in the Middle East present the latest and undoubtedly not the last challenge to international engagement with armed non-state actors. Over the last many years international humanitarian law has increasingly regulated the behaviour of armed non-state actors with regard to the protection of civilians. At the same time, counter-terror measures have increasingly addressed such conduct, as well as controlled the extent to which other actors may interact with armed non-state actors. Yet there is a fundamental contradiction between these regulatory regimes. The report takes a case study approach to examine the conundrum facing policymakers and, not least,...
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