Foreign Fighters under International Law and Beyond

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Andrea De Guttry, Francesca Capone, Christophe Paulussen
Springer, 30 mrt. 2016 - 533 pagina's

This book offers various perspectives, with an international legal focus, on an important and underexplored topic, which has recently gained momentum: the issue of foreign fighters. It provides an overview of challenges, pays considerable attention to the status of foreign fighters, and addresses numerous approaches, both at the supranational and national level, on how to tackle this problem. Outstanding experts in the field – lawyers, historians and political scientists – contributed to the present volume, providing the reader with a multitude of views concerning this multifaceted phenomenon. Particular attention is paid to its implications in light of the armed conflicts currently taking place in Syria and Iraq.

Andrea de Guttry is a Full Professor of International Law at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy. Francesca Capone is a Research Fellow in Public International Law at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna. Christophe Paulussen is a Senior Researcher at the T.M.C. Asser Instituut in The Hague, the Netherlands, and a Research Fellow at the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague.

 

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4 Foreign Fighters as a Challenge for International Relations Theory
49
Motivations for Travel to Foreign Conflicts
63
6 The Emerging Role of Social Media in the Recruitment of Foreign Fighters
77
7 Analysing the Recruitment and Use of Foreign Men and Women in ISIL through a Gender Perspective
96
The Case of the ISIL
121
The Status of the Foreign Fighters
139
9 The Status of Foreign Fighters under International Humanitarian Law
141
10 Foreign Fighters and International Criminal Law
161
The Case of the EU
299
Existing Tools Limitations and Opportunities
332
The OSCE Toolbox
355
19 The African Union and the Phenomenon of Foreign Fighters in Africa
373
Part IV Tackling the Phenomenon of Foreign Fighters at the National Level
388
20 National Responses in Select Western European Countries to the Foreign Fighter Phenomenon
391
A Glance at the USA Canada Australia and New Zealands Laws and Policies
423
22 MENA Countries Responses to the Foreign Fighter Phenomenon
445

The Expanding Practice of Minors Recruited to Become Foreign Fighters
186
The Issue of Compliance in Syria and Iraq
205
Part III Tackling the Phenomenon of Foreign Fighters at the Supranational Level
227
13 The Obligations under International Law of the Foreign Fighters State of Nationality or Habitual Residence State of Transit and State of Destination
229
14 The Role Played by the UN in Countering the Phenomenon of Foreign Terrorist Fighters
259
15 States Prevention and Responses to the Phenomenon of Foreign Fighters against the Backdrop of International Human Rights Obligations
283
National Practices and International Law Implications
469
The Impact of Foreign Fighters on Internally Displaced Persons Asylum Seekers and Refugees from Syria and Iraq
488
25 Concluding Remarks
517
Author Index
523
Subject Index
524
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Andrea De Guttry, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, ItalyFrancesca Capone, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, ItalyChristophe Paulussen, T.M.C. Asser Instituut, The Hague, The Netherlands

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