Latest update: January 10th, 2013
Faced with multiple, and sometimes cooperating enemies on several fronts who often make no secret of their (literally) genocidal intentions, Israel has nonetheless managed to display an admirable respect for the law of armed conflict. Indeed, in starkly marked contrast to the conscious indiscriminacy of its terrorist foes in both Gaza and Lebanon, Jerusalem has actually been able to adhere to this law.
About the Author: Louis René Beres (Ph.D., Princeton, 1971) is professor of political science and international law at Purdue University and the author of many books and articles dealing with international relations and strategic studies.
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