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Michael N. Schmitt, Heather A. Harrison, Thomas C. Wingfield, ''Computers and War: The Legal Battlespace,'' Paper prepared for Informal High-Level Expert Meeting on Current Challenges to International Humanitarian Law, June 25-27, 2004.  [http://www.ihlresearch.org/ihl/pdfs/schmittetal.pdf  ''Web'']
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Michael N. Schmitt, Heather A. Harrison, Thomas C. Wingfield, ''Computers and War: The Legal Battlespace.'' Paper prepared for Informal High-Level Expert Meeting on Current Challenges to International Humanitarian Law, June 25-27, 2004.  [http://www.ihlresearch.org/ihl/pdfs/schmittetal.pdf  ''Web'']
  
 
[http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/cybersecurity/?title=Special:Bibliography&view=detailed&startkey=Schmitt_et_al:2004&f=wikibiblio.bib BibTeX]
 
[http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/cybersecurity/?title=Special:Bibliography&view=detailed&startkey=Schmitt_et_al:2004&f=wikibiblio.bib BibTeX]

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Computers and War: The Legal Battlespace

Full Citation

Michael N. Schmitt, Heather A. Harrison, Thomas C. Wingfield, Computers and War: The Legal Battlespace. Paper prepared for Informal High-Level Expert Meeting on Current Challenges to International Humanitarian Law, June 25-27, 2004. Web

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Issues: Laws of War/Cyberwar

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Synopsis

This article briefly addresses the legal issues surrounding computer use in classic kinetic-based warfare. Attention then turns to the most significant phenomenon for humanitarian law, namely the employment of information technology during network-centric, four-dimensional operations, which increasingly characterize twentieth-first century conflict.

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