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Parent topics

  • Law [r]: Body of rules of conduct of binding legal force and effect, prescribed, recognized, and enforced by a controlling authority. [e]
  • Military [r]: The standing armed forces of a country, that are directed by the national government and are tasked with that nation's defense. [e]
  • Just war theory [r]: The branch of ethics concerned with the basis for starting, conducting, and terminating wars [e]

Subtopics

Rules focused on individuals and small units

Rules focused on nations

Related articles

  • International humanitarian law [r]: That part of international law concerned with minimizing the human consequences of conventional and unconventional armed conflict [e]
  • Prisoner of war [r]: An individual who has been captured by an enemy in an area of war, and meets various conditions, defined principally by the Third Geneva Convention of 1949, which qualify the person as a lawful combatant [e]