Accession Number : ADA301718

Title :   New Technology, War and International Law.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jan-Jun 91,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Walsh, Miguel

PDF Url : ADA301718

Report Date : 14 JUN 1991

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : Report analyzes relationship between war in the post-Cold War era, emerging non-lethal and discriminate weapons technologies and tenets of the international law of armed conflict (Laws of War). Report provides insights on applicability of international law to employment of new technology weapons, their implications and considerations relevent to civilian and military decision makers.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY APPLICATIONS, *TECHNOLOGY FORECASTING, *INTERNATIONAL LAW, WEAPONS, WARFARE, DECISION MAKING, CONFLICT, LETHALITY, DISCRIMINATE ANALYSIS.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Sociology and Law
      Defense Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE