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`A unique and indispensible work that serves both as a basic introduction to the disarmament scene and a reference book for experts' - Disarmament Times `This compendium of the history and achievements of arms control and disarmament efforts is unique in its kind and is likely to remain so. This for three reasons: first, because of its unparalleled comprehensiveness; second, because of the outstanding quality of its presentation, and, third, because of its author, Jozef Goldblat, one of the world's leading experts in the field. This triad makes the updated Second Edition of Arms Control: The New Guide to Negotiations and Agreements a must for all concerned with international security in general and arms control in particular' - Curt Gasteyger, Graduate Institute of International Studies, ...

Restrictions on the Methods of Warfare
Restrictions on the methods of warfare

Efforts to reduce brutality in war, motivated by humanitarian and religious as well as practical considerations, have a long history. Over the centuries, a body of rules and principles guiding the behaviour of belligerent states has developed as customary law. ‘Custom’ means a widespread repetition, over a long ...

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