A la guerre comme à la guerre: patterns of armed conflict, humanitarian law responses and new challenges
31-12-2006 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 864, by Luc Reydams
Continuous transformation of armed conflict since the adoption in 1864 of the first international humanitarian law treaty compels international humanitarian law to adapt accordingly. This article links those revisions to specific conflicts which laid bare deficiencies in the existing law.