Democracies at War against Terrorism

A Comparative Perspective

  • Editors
  • Samy Cohen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Introduction: Dilemmas in the War against Terrorism

  3. The Historical and the Legal Perspectives

  4. The Struggle of Democracies against Terrorism

  5. Nondemocratic Regimes and the Fight against Terrorism

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 209-209
    2. Samy Cohen
      Pages 251-255
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 257-269

About this book


Numerous democratic nations have been singled out by NGOs for brutality in their modus operandi, for paying inadequate attention to civilian protection or for torture of prisoners. This book deals with the difficulties faced when conducting asymmetric warfare in populated areas without violating humanitarian law.


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