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Adaptation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.111, h-index: 4)
Aesthetic Surgery J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 1.538, h-index: 35)
African Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 65, SJR: 1.512, h-index: 46)
Age and Ageing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 86, SJR: 1.611, h-index: 107)
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American Historical Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 143, SJR: 0.652, h-index: 43)
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Capital Markets Law J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
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Cerebral Cortex     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 44, SJR: 4.827, h-index: 192)
CESifo Economic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.501, h-index: 19)
Chemical Senses     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 1.436, h-index: 76)
Children and Schools     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.211, h-index: 18)
Chinese J. of Comparative Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Chinese J. of Intl. Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22, SJR: 0.737, h-index: 11)
Chinese J. of Intl. Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 1.238, h-index: 15)
Christian Bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.191, h-index: 8)
Classical Receptions J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 0.1, h-index: 3)
Clinical Infectious Diseases     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 62, SJR: 4.742, h-index: 261)
Clinical Kidney J.     Open Access   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.338, h-index: 19)
Community Development J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27, SJR: 0.47, h-index: 28)
Computer J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.371, h-index: 47)
Conservation Physiology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Contemporary Women's Writing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.111, h-index: 3)
Contributions to Political Economy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.313, h-index: 10)
Critical Values     Full-text available via subscription  
Current Legal Problems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Current Zoology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.999, h-index: 20)
Database : The J. of Biological Databases and Curation     Open Access   (Followers: 8, SJR: 1.068, h-index: 24)
Digital Scholarship in the Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Diplomatic History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.296, h-index: 22)
DNA Research     Open Access   (Followers: 5, SJR: 2.42, h-index: 77)
Dynamics and Statistics of the Climate System     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Early Music     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.124, h-index: 11)
Economic Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 39, SJR: 2.052, h-index: 52)
ELT J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 1.26, h-index: 23)
English Historical Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 51, SJR: 0.311, h-index: 10)
English: J. of the English Association     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.144, h-index: 3)
Environmental Entomology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.791, h-index: 66)
Environmental Epigenetics     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Environmental History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.197, h-index: 25)
EP-Europace     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 2.201, h-index: 71)
Epidemiologic Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 3.917, h-index: 81)
ESHRE Monographs     Hybrid Journal  
Essays in Criticism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.1, h-index: 6)
European Heart J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 54, SJR: 6.997, h-index: 227)
European Heart J. - Cardiovascular Imaging     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 2.044, h-index: 58)
European Heart J. - Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
European Heart J. - Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes     Hybrid Journal  
European Heart J. Supplements     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.152, h-index: 31)
European J. of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 1.568, h-index: 104)
European J. of Intl. Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 171, SJR: 0.722, h-index: 38)
European J. of Orthodontics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 1.09, h-index: 60)
European J. of Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 1.284, h-index: 64)
European Review of Agricultural Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 1.549, h-index: 42)
European Review of Economic History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28, SJR: 0.628, h-index: 24)
European Sociological Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 40, SJR: 2.061, h-index: 53)
Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Family Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 1.048, h-index: 77)
Fems Microbiology Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 1.687, h-index: 115)
Fems Microbiology Letters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22, SJR: 1.126, h-index: 118)
Fems Microbiology Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27, SJR: 7.587, h-index: 150)
Fems Yeast Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 1.213, h-index: 66)
Foreign Policy Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.859, h-index: 10)
Forestry: An Intl. J. of Forest Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.903, h-index: 44)
Forum for Modern Language Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.108, h-index: 6)
French History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32, SJR: 0.123, h-index: 10)
French Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.119, h-index: 7)
French Studies Bulletin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.102, h-index: 3)
Gastroenterology Report     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Genome Biology and Evolution     Open Access   (Followers: 11, SJR: 3.22, h-index: 39)
Geophysical J. Intl.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 34, SJR: 1.839, h-index: 119)
German History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22, SJR: 0.437, h-index: 13)
GigaScience     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Global Summitry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Glycobiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 1.692, h-index: 101)
Health and Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 54, SJR: 0.505, h-index: 40)
Health Education Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.814, h-index: 80)
Health Policy and Planning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 1.628, h-index: 66)
Health Promotion Intl.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.664, h-index: 60)
History Workshop J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28, SJR: 0.313, h-index: 20)
Holocaust and Genocide Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.115, h-index: 13)
Human Molecular Genetics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 4.288, h-index: 233)
Human Reproduction     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 72, SJR: 2.271, h-index: 179)
Human Reproduction Update     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 4.678, h-index: 128)
Human Rights Law Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 60, SJR: 0.7, h-index: 21)
ICES J. of Marine Science: J. du Conseil     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 51, SJR: 1.233, h-index: 88)
ICSID Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
ILAR J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 1.099, h-index: 51)
IMA J. of Applied Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.329, h-index: 26)
IMA J. of Management Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.351, h-index: 20)
IMA J. of Mathematical Control and Information     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.661, h-index: 28)
IMA J. of Numerical Analysis - advance access     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 2.032, h-index: 44)
Industrial and Corporate Change     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 1.37, h-index: 81)
Industrial Law J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 34, SJR: 0.184, h-index: 15)
Information and Inference     Free  
Integrative and Comparative Biology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 1.911, h-index: 90)
Interacting with Computers     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.529, h-index: 59)
Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.743, h-index: 35)
Intl. Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 56, SJR: 1.264, h-index: 53)
Intl. Data Privacy Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30)
Intl. Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.835, h-index: 15)
Intl. Immunology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 1.613, h-index: 111)
Intl. J. for Quality in Health Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33, SJR: 1.593, h-index: 69)
Intl. J. of Constitutional Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 63, SJR: 0.613, h-index: 19)
Intl. J. of Epidemiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 182, SJR: 4.381, h-index: 145)
Intl. J. of Law and Information Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.247, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Law, Policy and the Family     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30, SJR: 0.307, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Lexicography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.404, h-index: 18)
Intl. J. of Low-Carbon Technologies     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.457, h-index: 12)
Intl. J. of Neuropsychopharmacology     Open Access   (Followers: 3, SJR: 1.69, h-index: 79)
Intl. J. of Public Opinion Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.906, h-index: 33)
Intl. J. of Refugee Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35, SJR: 0.231, h-index: 21)
Intl. J. of Transitional Justice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.833, h-index: 12)
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Intl. Studies Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 42, SJR: 2.184, h-index: 68)
Intl. Studies Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.783, h-index: 38)
ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.155, h-index: 4)
ITNOW     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.102, h-index: 4)
J. of African Economies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.647, h-index: 30)
J. of American History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 45, SJR: 0.286, h-index: 34)
J. of Analytical Toxicology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 1.038, h-index: 60)
J. of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 2.157, h-index: 149)
J. of Antitrust Enforcement     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
J. of Applied Poultry Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.563, h-index: 43)
J. of Biochemistry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 41, SJR: 1.341, h-index: 96)
J. of Burn Care & Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.713, h-index: 57)
J. of Chromatographic Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.448, h-index: 42)
J. of Church and State     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.167, h-index: 11)
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J. of Complex Networks     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 1.165, h-index: 5)
J. of Conflict and Security Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.196, h-index: 15)
J. of Consumer Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 41, SJR: 4.896, h-index: 121)
J. of Crohn's and Colitis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 1.543, h-index: 37)
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  • The United Nations Mission in South Sudan and the Protection of Civilians
    • Authors: Murphy R.
      Pages: 367 - 394
      Abstract: The UN operation in South Sudan (UNMISS) is amongst the UN’s most challenging contemporary peacekeeping missions. Although UNMISS was mandated in accordance with Chapter VII of the UN Charter to protect civilians, things did not go as planned. The mandate evolved to deal with the unfolding situation and it appeared to herald a more robust approach. This did not translate into an effective protection strategy. Faced with a crisis the UN opened its gates to admit fleeing civilians and, in so doing, created protection of civilian (PoC) sites. Although an unprecedented and courageous decision, these sites created a range of problems and did not deal with the majority of civilians under threat outside these camps. Such a situation is likely to arise in the future and this makes it imperative to learn from mistakes made. UNMISS was criticized for failing to do its job. There is a need for a strengthened but fair review of cases of non-performance by those in command, particularly in the context of civilian protection. UNMISS demonstrates the need for a tactical and strategic review of how to deal with such crises, especially when a government is one of the perpetrators. While no one factor or element of the peacekeeping architecture has caused the mission failure, it is imperative to learn from the mistakes and ensure a more planned response that addresses the flaws evident in the UNMISS mission.
      PubDate: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/jcsl/krx016
      Issue No: Vol. 22, No. 3 (2017)
       
  • The Security Council and International Law Enforcement: A Kelsenian
           Perspective on Civilian Protection Peacekeeping Mandates
    • Authors: Aitken H.
      Pages: 395 - 432
      Abstract: The prevailing view among scholars is that the Security Council’s (‘Council’) enforcement powers are political in nature; Chapter VII of the UN Charter (‘Charter’) allows the Council extensive political discretion to decide if, when and how to use force to restore international peace and security. This article seeks to challenge and refine this conception of the Council in the sphere of peacekeeping. It does so by analysing Council resolutions mandating civilian protection missions through the prism of Hans Kelsen’s writings on the Council’s law enforcement function. Applying the Kelsenian lens, it is argued that the Council’s resolutions are framed as quasi-judicial decisions, in which it proclaims violations of public international law, and its authorisations for peacekeepers to use force are a form of sanction, which aim at the restoration of legality. The analysis of civilian protection mandates sheds light on the sub-textual interaction between Article 39 and Article 42 of the Charter, in which the Council interprets threats to or breaches of the peace in terms of violations of international humanitarian law and human rights and views the restoration of peace and security as the cessation of those violations. This practice, it is submitted, has implications for the political conception of the Council. It shows the Council voluntarily curtailing the discretion afforded to it in Chapter VII in terms of the triggers of enforcement action and the shape its measures take. This article concludes with some thoughts on how the Council’s law enforcement approach can be reconciled with its inherently political character.
      PubDate: Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/jcsl/krx010
      Issue No: Vol. 22, No. 3 (2017)
       
  • The Saudi-Led Coalition in Yemen, Arms Exports and Human Rights:
           Prevention Is Better Than Cure
    • Authors: Musa S.
      Pages: 433 - 462
      Abstract: The transfer of arms has long been on the agenda of States. While they continue to be the object of defence, security and economic affection, the consequences spiralling from poorly regulated arms transfers can be devastating. In fact, the lack of a stringently applied legal framework can not only lead to the illicit trafficking of arms, but can have more serious humanitarian and developmental consequences. Nothing can signify what is meant by ‘devastating’ quite like the conflict situation in Yemen. At the heart of Yemeni reports has been the involvement of countries like the UK and the USA in inadvertently causing a percentage of the bloodshed through its supply of weapons to Saudi Arabia. This article assesses the issue of arms trade regulation and international law. It pays specific attention to the importance of integrating human rights and humanitarian laws within arms exporting processes and analyses the development of international law on arms transfers within the context of the Yemen conflict.
      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/jcsl/krx013
      Issue No: Vol. 22, No. 3 (2017)
       
  • ‘Necessity Knows no Law’: The Resurrection of Kriegsraison through the
           US Targeted Killing Programme
    • Authors: Connolly C.
      Pages: 463 - 496
      Abstract: The doctrine of Kriegsraison, and its argument that ‘necessity knows no law’, is generally considered to have been laid to rest with the creation of the 1949 Geneva Conventions. However, this article asserts that Kriegsraison is resurrected and wholly alive in the USAs’ targeted killing programme. The targeted killing programme, now in existence for more than 15 years, remains one of the most problematic aspects of US anti-terror policy and continues to raise numerous legal questions. The article argues that treatment of the various legal frameworks relevant to targeted killing by the USA is suffused with Kriegsraison to such an extent that necessity, in its varying iterations, has become the primary guiding principle for US uses of force, and assessments as to their legality. This argument is predicated on an examination of the USAs’ expansive interpretation of jus ad bellum principles, its a-la-carte approach in recognising the applicability of jus in bello rules, and the designation of regions in which it uses force as lying ‘outside the area of active hostilities’. Throughout this assessment, parallels are drawn between the conduct of the USA today and between that of WWI-era Germany, which was characterised by Kriegsraison’s pervasive influence. Finally, the article contends that the use of armed drones as the primary tool for carrying out the targeted killing programme must be scrutinised, as this is vital to understanding the practical implementation of the Kriegsraison doctrine.
      PubDate: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/jcsl/krx017
      Issue No: Vol. 22, No. 3 (2017)
       
  • Command Responsibility in Peacekeeping Missions: Normative Obligations of
           Protection in a Criminal Law Environment
    • Authors: Sprik L.
      Pages: 497 - 522
      Abstract: The passive stance taken by respectively Belgian and Dutch peacekeeping commanders towards the commission of genocide in both Kigali (Rwanda) and Srebrenica (Bosnia Herzegovina) has been challenged in domestic courts in recent years. As a result, the individual responsibility of the peacekeeping commanders involved has been addressed. Peacekeeping operations’ distinct, normative character combined with the remoteness of peacekeeping troops vis-á-vis the parties to the conflict complicate any legal assessment made regarding the commanders' accountability under international criminal law.This article explores whether a separate type of command responsibility could be developed to fit the specific circumstances in which military commanders operate, based on the command responsibility applied to occupation commanders in post-Second World War trials. Situations of occupation and peacekeeping are characterised by a similar focus on positive rather than negative obligations of protection. Such a normative context may influence how their criminality is perceived. Therefore, this article considers the use of the German Funktionslehre to differentiate between security control and custodial control. That distinction could separate ‘peacekeeping command responsibility’ from regular command responsibility. Culpability would then be incurred for the failure to act rather than for the crimes committed by a commander’s subordinates. Using such a context-sensitive approach to command responsibility for peacekeeping commanders could further a fair assessment of the commander’s liability by taking the normative environment in which peacekeeping takes place into account.
      PubDate: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/jcsl/krx015
      Issue No: Vol. 22, No. 3 (2017)
       
  • The War of Words with Terrorism: An Assessment of Three Approaches to
           Pursue and Prevent
    • Authors: Walker C.
      Pages: 523 - 551
      Abstract: Terrorism speech content presents multiple dangers for liberal democracies, including the mechanics of attacks, the fostering of motivation to become involved in terrorist incitements and the censoring process which can threaten cherished values or drain state resources. This article will explore these dangers in the contexts of three identified responses in the war of words with terrorism. First, attempts are made to impose criminal laws. However, the limited number of prosecutions suggests ineffectiveness, arising from practical problems of evidence-gathering and transnationality. Prosecutions also encounter principled (human rights) objections. The second, more prevalent and sustainable, approach involves administrative controls, as reflected in police Internet referral units and by private sector denunciation mechanisms. These interventions can handle a high volume of traffic. But within corporatist arrangements, we must question whose interests are being served and the fairness of the process. In an ideal speech situation, the fostering of convincing messages against terrorism would be a preferable approach. Paradoxically, a full debate about values may arise in this third approach through the advent of countering violent extremism (CVE) programmes. These programmes are viewed simplistically by some as repressive. However, CVE programmes could become a platform for the public debate of issues around violent extremism rather than its crude censure.
      PubDate: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/jcsl/krx009
      Issue No: Vol. 22, No. 3 (2017)
       
  • Dorothy Estrada-Tanck, Human Security and Human Rights under International
           Law: The Protections Offered to Persons Confronting Structural
           Vulnerability
    • Authors: Gilder A.
      Pages: 553 - 556
      Abstract: Estrada-TanckDorothy, Human Security and Human Rights under International Law: The Protections Offered to Persons Confronting Structural Vulnerability.London: Hart Publishing, 2016, 360pp. £54.99. ISBN 9781509902385
      PubDate: Mon, 03 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/jcsl/krx006
      Issue No: Vol. 22, No. 3 (2017)
       
  • Markus B. Liegl, China’s Use of Military Force in Foreign Affairs:
           the Dragon Strikes
    • Authors: Barelli M.
      Pages: 557 - 559
      Abstract: LieglMarkus B., China’s Use of Military Force in Foreign Affairs: the Dragon Strikes.Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2017, 254 pp. ISBN: 97811386933838, £90
      PubDate: Thu, 10 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/jcsl/krx007
      Issue No: Vol. 22, No. 3 (2017)
       
  • Markus Gunneflo, Targeted Killing: A Legal and Political History
    • Authors: Tzouvala N.
      Pages: 559 - 563
      Abstract: GunnefloMarkus, Targeted Killing: A Legal and Political History.New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016, 278 pp. ISBN 978-1-107-11485-2, Hardcover, $110.00
      PubDate: Sat, 14 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/jcsl/krx011
      Issue No: Vol. 22, No. 3 (2017)
       
  • Etienne Henry, Le Principe de nécessité militaire – Histoire et
           actualité d’une norme fondamentale du droit international humanitaire
    • Authors: Arai Y.
      Pages: 563 - 566
      Abstract: HenryEtienne, Le Principe de nécessité militaire – Histoire et actualité d’une norme fondamentale du droit international humanitaire.Paris: Editions A. Pedone, 2016, 828 pp, ISBN 978-2-233-00821-3, 78€
      PubDate: Thu, 26 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/jcsl/krx012
      Issue No: Vol. 22, No. 3 (2017)
       
  • Erratum
    • Pages: 567 - 567
      Abstract: Michael N. Schmitt and Sean Watts, Beyond State-Centrism: International Law and Non-State Actors in Cyberspace. Journal of Conflict & Security Law (2016) 21(3), doi:10.1093/jcsl/krw019
      PubDate: Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/jcsl/krx001
      Issue No: Vol. 22, No. 3 (2017)
       
 
 
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