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On the power of tacit understandings: Israel, Egypt and freedom of passage through the Suez canal, 1957-1960
Following the Suez War of 1956, Israel demanded freedom of navigation through the Suez Canal. By July 1957, a tacit understanding was reached in which Egypt acquiesced to passage of Israeli goods onExpand
Under cover of darkness: The Israeli supreme court and the use of human lives as ‘Bargaining Chips’
  • E. Barak
  • Political Science
  • 1 September 1999
An Israeli Supreme Court ruling, expressly authorising the holding of ten Lebanese detainees as ‘bargaining chips’ for the release of Israeli POWs and MIAs, raised a wave of criticism around theExpand
Deadly metal rain : the legality of flechette weapons in international law : a reappraisal following Israel's use of flechettes in the Gaza Strip (2001-2009)
  • E. Barak
  • Political Science, Engineering
  • 28 October 2011
Excerpt of table of contents: Acknowledgments List of Cases List of Treaties List of Abbreviations List of Illustrations and Maps Introduction Part I. Flechette Weapons: Factual and Legal BackgroundExpand
Getting the Middle East Holdouts to Join the CWC
Egypt, Israel, and Syria have yet to fully embrace the Chemical Weapons Convention, but movement is possible. Breaking this impasse would be a powerful move toward a universal ban on chemical weapons.
Caught in the Middle: The United Nations Emergency Force, Israel, and the 1960 “Rotem Crisis”
The refusal of the UN forces in Lebanon to accede to Israel's request to provide information on events they were witness to (the October 2000 abduction of three Israeli soldiers on the border), andExpand
Israel and an International Peacekeeping Force in the Gaza Strip and West Bank: A Welcome Development?
Following the establishment of an apparently successful peacekeeping operation (PKO) in South Lebanon after the July 2006 war, the idea of deploying a similar operation in the Israeli–Palestinian wasExpand
Reviewers for Volume 25
Israel’s Military Doctrine
  • E. Barak
  • Political Science
  • 2 September 2019
Where Do We Go From Here?
AFTER MORE THAN a century of international efforts to ban chemical weapons (CW), the international community now faces, for the first time, the possibility of eliminating an entire class of weaponsExpand
None to Be Trusted: Israel's Use of Cluster Munitions in the Second Lebanon War and the Case for the Convention on Cluster Munitions
Israel's extensive use of the Cluster Munitions in the 2006 Lebanon War provided a major impetus for drafting the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM). Israel, blamed for severe humanitarianExpand