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Brigham Young University Law School

2012

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Terrorism Studies

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Transnational Armed Conflict: A “Principled” Approach To The Regulation Of Counter-Terror Combat Operations, Geoffery S. Corn, Eric Talbot Jensen Mar 2012

Transnational Armed Conflict: A “Principled” Approach To The Regulation Of Counter-Terror Combat Operations, Geoffery S. Corn, Eric Talbot Jensen

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Transnational armed conflicts have become a reality. The increasing sophistication of terrorist organizations, their increasingly transnational nature, and their development of military strike capabilities, push and will continue to push States to resort to combat power as a means to defend against this threat. Relying on the factual fiction that the acts of such terrorists must be attributable to the States from which they launch their operations, or on the legal fiction that the use of military combat power to respond to such threats is in reality just extraterritorial law enforcement, fails to acknowledge the essential nature of such operations ...