Non-lethal weapons : the law and policy of revolutionary technologies for the military and law enforcement /

Too often, military and law enforcement authorities have found themselves constrained by inadequate weaponry. An emerging category of 'non-lethal weapons' carries promise for resolving this dilemma, proffering new capabilities for disabling opponents without inflicting death or permanent i...

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Main Author: Koplow, David A., 1951- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • The world of non-lethal weapons
  • The law of non-lethal weapons
  • The FBI and the Davidians at Waco in 1993
  • The United Nations and the Rwandan genocide in 1994
  • The Peruvians and Tupac Amaru in Lima in 1996-1997
  • The Russians and the Chechens in Moscow in 2002
  • The British and the Iraqis in Basra in 2003
  • Cautionary considerations.