Research report 2015 - Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law

Use of lethal force by German armed forces in international operations pursuant to public international law and German constitutional law

Authors
Neubert, Carl-Wendelin
Departments
Strafrechtliche Abteilung (Ulrich Sieber)
Summary
What are the legal boundaries for combating terrorist threats and asymmetrical warfare in international operations for German armed forces? What are the consequences for systems of international security? A study at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law analyzes the prerequisites for and limits on the extraterritorial use of lethal force on the basis of public international law and German constitutional law.

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