Terrorism and War

  title={Terrorism and War},
  author={M. Sassoli},
  journal={Journal of International Criminal Justice},
  • M. Sassoli
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Journal of International Criminal Justice
This article discusses when terrorism can be classified as war (i.e. a use of force) under both ius ad bellum and ius in bello. It looks at how terrorist acts committed in a genuine armed conflict are prohibited and how those committing them must be treated under international humanitarian law (IHL). The article then analyses the relationship between armed conflicts, the laws of war and anti-terrorism instruments. It is argued that if behaviour in armed conflicts is included in the latter, only… Expand
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