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    dodge the issue in the international criminal law and for a genuine international criminal law to emerge which goes beyond the sovereignty of individual states. The basic meaning of International Humanitarian Law is derived from the idea of rules that seek to limit the effect of armed conflict, for humanitarian reasons. It seeks to protect people who are not participants in the hostilities and also restricts the means and methods of warfare. International humanitarian law is also known as ‘The law of war or the law of armed conflict’. It is the law which regulates the conduct of armed conflicts. IHL is inspired by considerations of humanity and the mitigation of human suffering. It comprises a set…

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    In order to understand the relationship between international humanitarian law and international human rights law, the foundation, development and overall intention of these separate sets of laws must be explored. International Humanitarian Law or IHL, is a set of international rules that has been established by treaties or customs for the intention of solving the humanitarian problems that arise directly from international or non-international armed conflicts. This universal body of law began…

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    knowing the consequences that goes along with it. These drones have been used without congress approval. Also, after the World Trade Center was attacked, President Bush signed a Memorandum of Notification creating a secret list of “High Value Targets” that the CIA was authorized to kill anywhere in the world without further presidential approval. Apparently, the CIA needs to be wiser when they have to go against terrorists, extremists or militants. The United States has to find another way to…

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    Drones are a violation certain laws like International Covenant on civil and Political Rights. There are no good outcomes from drone strikes the civilians are afraid of drones they are afraid of if the drone will kill them or not. When family is apart of collateral damage that's what causes people to be motivated to join the terrorist against the americans and their ideals. Drones strikes and drones don’t help people feel any safer and are the true terrorist against civilians. How the CIA…

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    The United states should continue their use of drone strikes because terrorist have been attacking our nation.Not only have the terrorist have been attacking the nation,but also the people with -in the United States.We are just doing everything we can to protect our people of our nation. One reason that we are doing the drone strikes is because the United States are trying to protect the people from the terrorist so we must fight back.According to Jarret .T Crawford ,Shaun Wiley and Nina…

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    million. It is clear that it is a win-win situation for drones. Drones save money and lives. How? Military troops cost more and drones don’t put any soldiers in life-threatening situations. Their last point is that drones conserve lives. Drones save lives in a few ways. It decimates terrorists which decreases chances in terrorist attacks. Drone attacks in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen, and Somalia have killed upwards of 3,500 militants, including dozens of high-level commanders implicated in…

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    History has shown that liberalists have failed at morally intervening in times of humanitarian crisis. In the case of Kosovo Marxist and Social Constructivist argue that the multilateral intervention was unsuccessful. The question is why humanitarian intervention in Kosovo and not Cambodia or Libya and not Iraq? What made Kosovo the exception? Humanitarian intervention is carried out by an multilateral force under international organizations like the UN (Kouchner, 4). The Kosovo precedent is key…

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    on autonomous weapons for the safety of civilians. My 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…

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    warfare and the international irresponsibility and unethical nature of drone strikes. Drone warfare saves the lives of soldiers by placing them out of harms way; this is one of the arguments for…

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    Brief Background The Syrian civil war has been named the worst humanitarian crisis of our day. An estimated 13.4 million people are in desperate need of humanitarian aid (UNHCR). 4.7 million of whom have fled to bordering countries, while 8.7 million remain within the county’s borders – internally displaced (UNHCR). The conflict in Syria started in 2011 just as the Arab Uprisings began toppling authoritarian regimes in the Middle East. In March of 2011 Syria joined the uprisings by conducting…

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