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Author Berkowitz, Peter, 1959-
Title Israel and the struggle over the international laws of war / Peter Berkowitz.
Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution Press, 2012.

Author Berkowitz, Peter, 1959-
Series Hoover Institution Press publication ; no. 618
Hoover Institution Press publication ; 618.
Subject Arab-Israeli conflict -- Law and legislation.
War -- Protection of civilians -- Palestine.
Israel -- International status.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 99 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An opportunity to reorient -- The Goldstone report -- The Gaza flotilla -- Conserving the international laws of war.
Summary The author argues that Israel stands on the frontlines of a new struggle over the international laws of war and exposes abuses of law that have been promulgated by international human rights lawyers, UN bodies, and intellectuals to illegitimately circumscribe the right of liberal democracies to defend themselves against transnational terrorists. The Goldstone Report, which was published by the United Nations in September 2009, and the Gaza flotilla controversy, which erupted at the end of May 2010, are examples of those abuses. This book criticizes the flawed assumptions and defective claims a.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780817914363 (electronic bk.)
0817914366 (electronic bk.)
9780817914387 (electronic bk.)
0817914382 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 834129369
Additional Format Print version: Berkowitz, Peter, 1959- Israel and the struggle over the international laws of war. Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution Press, 2012 9780817914349 (DLC) 2012012919 (OCoLC)778424458

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