A study on the roots of restraint in war

15 March 2017
A study on the roots of restraint in war
CC BY-NC-ND / ICRC / A. LIOHN

The Roots of restraint in war is a two-year research initiative launched by the ICRC to advance its understanding of how norms of restraint develop and spread through State armed forces and non-State armed groups. Nine academics will investigate sources of influence on the behaviour of combatants in eight armed groups, and explore cases of community self-protection.

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A study on the roots of restraint in war, February 2017

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