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The role of the International Committee of the Red Cross in stability operations

30-06-2010 Article, US Naval War College International  Law Studies, by Laurent Colassis

What is the role of the ICRC in stability operations in Iraq? In order to answer this question, it is necessary to examine the ICRC’s mandate, its main activities in Iraq and the major legal challenges it faces as it conducts its activities.

Content:

I. Introduction

II. The ICRC’s Mandate

IV. Legal Challenges Arising from Detention/Internment by a Multinational Force in a “Host” Country

V. Conclusion

 

Laurent Colassis, The role of the International Committee of the Red Cross in stability operations, 458--476, in The War in Iraq: A Legal Analysis, Raul A. “Pete” Pedrozo,  Editor, 2010, US Naval War College International  Law Studies


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