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    Geneva Convention Iraq Reevaluating the Geneva Convention The Geneva Convention originated in the year 1864, designing the main principals of the committee, and only 16 states were represented. That was only the first successful conference as the quickly gained reorganization. They hosted many well-known conferences like the convention in 1907, which talked about adapting the principles of the convention on the wounded and sick, and the convention of 1929 that discussed the rights of prisoners of war. Today the convention has 196 states. The more recent problems are the terrorist attacks on the World trade Center on September 11,2001 where terrorists from Al- Qaeda flew two planes into the twin tower. Thousands of people died and conflict quickly arose. The Geneva Convention was involved, because many people were questioning the rights given to…

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    Third Geneva Conventions

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    Geneva conventions were a series of international treaties that ended, between 1864 and 1949 in Geneva, to make the results of war for soldiers and civilians better. German and Japanese Prisoner of War Camps are covered by the Geneva Conventions. The Geneva Convention was a treaty that only concerned wounded soldiers but eventually included others stuck in war who weren’t physically fighting in the war. The German and Japanese War Camps have a lot of similarities and differences. The Third…

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    The Geneva Convention was created to protect the rights of prisoners of war after World War 1. Its official name is the Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War. The Geneva Convention was signed on the 27th of July 1929 in Geneva, Switzerland. The Convention was created by the Red Cross as after the First World War as they found The Hague Conventions, which had been signed pre-war had failed due to many loopholes and lack of precision. 47 countries signed the Convention those…

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    depicts an atrocious reality (Bradley, 2003). Their deaths were the result of the breaking of laws that should’ve protected them in their capture. These wartime laws were in place to promote the safety of soldiers during war, and to ensure that anyone captured would be cared for until the end of the war. During WWII though, it was common for these laws known as the Geneva Conventions to be broken by various countries involved in the war. Japan, Germany, and the Soviet Union were all…

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    Protocol III is an amendment protocol to the Geneva Conventions relating to the adoption of an Additional Distinctive Emblem which was enacted in 2005. Under this new protocol, the protective sign of the Red Crystal can be displayed by medical and religious personnel during times of conflict and war. This means that it can be used in the place of the traditional Red Cross, or Red Crescent symbols. Persons who choose to display this symbol are performing humanitarian duties and therefore must be…

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    Autonomous Weapons

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    But, realistically, just like those systems, can it be stopped? Can we honestly look at history and say ‘if we had just stopped work on the nuclear bomb, they would not exist and the world would be a better place’? In truth, no, because multiple countries and scientists were all working on the same technology. In many ways, military technology advances contrary to what humans, soldiers, and scientists wish for because the cost of being second place in the arms race is too great to…

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    argument here revolves around international law. A rogue nation like North Korea and a terrorist group like ISIS do not recognize international law and or the Geneva Conventions. These two evil regimes do not have any allies, it is them against the world. The use of military drones would be completely justifiable and should be encouraged against these enemies of the free world. Now in a different case where if there are two major countries or two major alliances at war with each other who both…

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    Bombing Of Dresden Essay

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    assessment found that 56 percent of non-industrial buildings, not including residential buildings, and 23 percent of industrial buildings had been destroyed. The assessment also found that over 1,600 acres of the city’s downtown area was destroyed (“Bombing of Dresden in World War II”). The establishment of war crimes first began at the end of the 19th century when customary international law for warfare was recognized among independent countries. This establishment occurred in the United States…

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    The Geneva Conventions are a series of international treaties that protect the human rights of soldiers and civilians during war. It’s an agreement that during the war the sick and wounded have neutral status. It also requires humane treatment, adequate feeding, and the delivery of relief supplies. The taking of hostages and torturing them is also not allowed. In 1973 the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) was established to address crimes that took place during the War of liberation…

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    The Geneva Conventions are a series of treaties on the treatment of civilians, prisoners of war and soldiers who are otherwise rendered hors de combat or incapable of fighting. The first Geneva Convention was in 1864 that was when it first got started. After, there were revisions of the Convention in 1906, 1929, and 1949. The case I want to look at that violated the Geneva Convention is when theUnited States violated the Convention in 2002. On January 11, 2002, the United States announced…

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