TITLE

TARGETED KILLING AND THE LAW OF ARMED CONFLICT

AUTHOR(S)
Solis, Gary
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Naval War College Review;Spring2007, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p127
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information about targeted killing and armed conflict law in different countries. Target killing is defined as the intentional killing of a specific civilian who cannot be apprehended and who is taking a direct part in hostilities. In times of international armed conflict, the U.S. president is a lawful target for the combatants of an opposing state. The monarch in Great Britain serves as the honorary colonel in Chief of many Commonwealth regiments.
ACCESSION #
25938668

 

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