Foreward: these are men too gentle to live among wolves Gary Edles; 1. Hilaire McCoubrey and international conflict and security law Nigel White; 2. The development of operational law within Army Legal Services Gordon Risius; 3. Reflections on the relationship between the duty to educate in humanitarian law and the absence of a defence of mistake of law in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Neil Boister; 4. Superior orders and the International Criminal Court Robert Cryer; 5. Command responsibility: victors' justice or just desserts? Colonel C. H. B. Garraway; 6. The proposed new neutral protective emblem: a long term solution to a long standing problem Michael Meyer; 7. Towards the unification of international humanitarian law? Lindsay Moir; 8. Of vanishing points and paradoxes: terrorism and international humanitarian law Richard Barnes; 9. What is a legitimate military target? A. P. V. Rogers; 10. The application of the European Convention on Human Rights during an international armed conflict Peter Rowe; 11. Regional organizations and the promotion and protection of democracy as a contribution to international peace and security Richard Burchill; 12. Self-defence, Security Council authority and Iraq Nigel D. White; 13. International law and the suppression of maritime violence Scott Davidson; 14. Law, power and force in an unbalanced world Justin Morris; Bibliography of Hilaire McCoubrey's work.
Hilaire McCoubrey wrote extensively on armed conflict law, collective security law and the law relating to arms control.
Director, McCoubrey Centre for International Law, University of Hull. Professor of International Organizations, University of Nottingham. Senior Lecturer in International Politics, University of Hull.