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ILA study group 'The conduct of hostilities and international humanitarian law: challenges of 21st century warfare' - Interim report

  title={ILA study group 'The conduct of hostilities and international humanitarian law: challenges of 21st century warfare' - Interim report},
  author={Terry D. Gill and Robert Heinsch and Robin Geiss},
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