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Global Studies: GS 4010: Warfare & Culture

Primary Sources and Multimedia


Journals, magazines, and newspapers.

Evolution of Warfare - Terminology

Jus ad bellum  -- The justification of and limits to the use of force.

Jus in bello -- Laws and legal norms governing battle and occupation.

Jus post bellum -- Justice during war termination 

Other views:

--What are Jus ad Bellum and Jus in Bello? (ICRC)

--Short explanations from the Crimes of War project.

--Geneva Conventions and Updated Commentaries (ICRC)

--Rules of War Video (ICRC)