Persian Gulf War: The Laws of War

Tom Farer of the American University School of International Service spoke about the laws of war as defined by the Geneva Conventions, especially considering the… read more

Tom Farer of the American University School of International Service spoke about the laws of war as defined by the Geneva Conventions, especially considering the third and fourth conventions which relate to the treatment of prisoners of war and of civilians in occupied territories. He also gave a historical overview of the evolution of “laws of war” and characterized them as designed to “prohibit gratuitous violence.” close

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Persian Gulf War: The Laws of War

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Program ID:
15981-1
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 24, 1991 | 10:09pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 25, 1991 | 1:08am EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jan 24, 1991 | 10:09pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 25, 1991 | 1:08am EST | C-SPAN 1
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