Computers and War
Computers and War: The Legal Battlespace
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
- Issues: Laws of War/Cyberwar
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.