Includes a new introduction by the editor, John Norton Moore.
The essays collected in this volume are contributions to a comprehensive legal theory for the regulation of civil war and intervention drawing on the insights of political science and history. The culmination of the Civil War Project of the American Society of International Law Panel on the Role of International Law in Civil Wars, it includes contributions by Moore, Ian Brownlee, Richard A. Falk, Michael Reisman, Richard R. Baxter, Derek Bowett, Wolfgang Friedmann, Oran R. Young, Tom Farer and James N. Rosenau.
"[This volume] is a major contribution to the literature of the international aspects of civil war."
Robert Gilpin, Foreign Affairs 53 (1974-1975) 777