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Call # K3661 .K67 2006
Author Koplow, David A., 1951-
Title Non-lethal weapons : the law and policy of revolutionary technologies for the military and law enforcement / David A. Koplow
Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006
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 INTL  K3661 .K67 2006    DUE 07-31-14
 SPEC COLL  Faculty Publication    SCRR USE ONLY


Descript. ix, 194 p. ; 22 cm
Summary/Abstract "This book explores the emerging world of non-lethal weapons by examining a series of case studies - recent real-world scenarios from five confrontations around the world in which the availability of a modern arsenal might have made a difference."--BOOK JACKET
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-189) and index
Subject Nonlethal weapons
OCLC # 61879662
Table of Contents
2The world of non-lethal weapons7
ADefining "non-lethal"7
BTraditional forms of non-lethal weapons10
CModern non-lethal weapon concepts12
DNon-lethal missions26
3The law of non-lethal weapons35
AInternational law on non-lethal weapons35
BU.S. law on non-lethal weapon development47
CU.S. law on police use of force48
4The FBI and the Davidians at Waco in 199353
ABackground on the Waco confrontation53
BThe assault : April 19, 199356
CWhat might have been58
5The United Nations and the Rwandan genocide in 199467
ABackground on the Rwanda confrontation68
BThe assault : April-July 199471
CWhat might have been80
6The Peruvians and Tupac Amaru in Lima in 1996-199788
ABackground on the Lima confrontation88
BThe assault : April 22, 199793
CWhat might have been95
7The Russians and the Chechens in Moscow in 2002100
ABackground on the Moscow confrontation100
BThe assault : October 26, 2002102
CWhat might have been104
8The British and the Iraqis in Basra in 2003113
ABackground on the Basra confrontation113
BThe assault : April 6, 2003120
CWhat might have been124
9Cautionary considerations129
AOperational constraints on non-lethal weapons130
BThe danger of proliferation135
CThe possibility of overreliance on non-lethal weapons139
10Recommendations and conclusions142