Jane s Mines and Mine Clearance 2004 2005

Filename: jane-s-mines-and-mine-clearance-2004-2005.pdf
ISBN: 0710626320
Release Date: 2004-10-31
Number of pages: 799
Author: Colin King
Publisher: Janes Information Group

Download and read online Jane s Mines and Mine Clearance 2004 2005 in PDF and EPUB When you need to survey the world's mines and mine clearance situation, you need to have Jane's Mines and Mine Clearance at your disposal. Geographical, policy and technical issues are outlined along with an informed discussion of demining techniques.



Socio Economic Impacts of Landmines in Southern Kurdistan

Filename: socio-economic-impacts-of-landmines-in-southern-kurdistan.pdf
ISBN: 9781443844482
Release Date: 2012-12-19
Number of pages: 345
Author: Almas Heshmati
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Download and read online Socio Economic Impacts of Landmines in Southern Kurdistan in PDF and EPUB The Kurdistan Region of Iraq has been massively contaminated by landmines and unexploded ordnance. This will continue to be a major obstacle for development and economic growth, particularly in the rural border communities. The mines were used systematically by the central Baathist government in its efforts to de-populate the Kurdistan Region and to weaken the Kurds’ demands for regional self-determination. This work investigates the magnitude of the landmine problem in the region, and the landmine action activities undertaken to rehabilitate, reconstruct, and develop the region. In addition to that, this work emphasizes the social, health, educational and economic impacts of landmines, as well as the legal consequences. In order to achieve the abovementioned objectives, this work is divided into fifteen chapters. After providing an introduction and background to the landmine problem, the authors discuss the scope of the problem, both in the Kurdistan Region and internationally. The methods of dealing with mines and their consequences are reviewed. The issues of landmine action, impact surveys, factors influencing the survey process, and mine actions activities are also discussed. A comprehensive review of the outcome of the problem of landmines in the Kurdistan Region has been conducted. The nature and characteristics of the problems faced by Kurds are discussed in more detailed form by looking at case studies. Here the economic, social, and health impacts of landmines in the region are assessed. The issues of the human, security, and political impacts of landmines are further addressed, followed by an assessment of mine action resources and its progress, education, and various preventive measures. Finally, a number of policy recommendations are provided to prevent the use of mines in the future, and to take legal action against landmine users for clearance, rehabilitation, and compensation issues.


Landmine Monitor Report

Filename: landmine-monitor-report.pdf
ISBN: 1564323277
Release Date: 2004
Number of pages: 1317
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Publisher: Human Rights Watch

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Landmine Monitor 2009

Filename: landmine-monitor-2009.pdf
ISBN: 9780973895551
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Publisher: Monitor

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The UN s Role in Nation Building From the Congo to Iraq

Filename: the-un-s-role-in-nation-building-from-the-congo-to-iraq.pdf
ISBN: 9780833037565
Release Date: 2001-03-29
Number of pages: 318
Author: James Dobbins
Publisher: Rand Corporation

Download and read online The UN s Role in Nation Building From the Congo to Iraq in PDF and EPUB Reviews UN efforts to transform eight unstable countries into democratic, peaceful, and prosperous partners, and compares those missions with U.S. nation-building operations. The UN provides the most suitable institutional framework for nation-building missions that require fewer than 20,000 men-one with a comparatively low cost structure, a comparatively high success rate, and the greatest degree of international legitimacy.


Trace Chemical Sensing of Explosives

Filename: trace-chemical-sensing-of-explosives.pdf
ISBN: 9780470085196
Release Date: 2006-12-15
Number of pages: 496
Author: Ronald L. Woodfin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Trace Chemical Sensing of Explosives in PDF and EPUB This timely book covers the most recent developments in the chemical detection of explosives in a variety of environments. Beginning with a broad view of the need for and the potential applications of chemical sensing, the book considers the issue of how to effectively include chemical sensing into systems designed to find hidden explosives devices. Offering a firsthand look at the latest technologies direct from those who are actively developing them, the book features: A look at the history of the field, including the contributions of recent programs A brief explanation of the chemistry of various explosives and differences in the place where they may be detected An introduction to the problems presented by trace element sensing An overview and comparison of the technologies currently being used and developed Case studies of field experiences with chemical sensors A look at the emerging threat of non-traditional explosives This book is an important reference for explosives engineers, systems engineers involved in the development of related devices, government agencies and NGOs involved in demining efforts, military and law enforcement specialists in mines and explosive ordinance disposal (EOD), as well as environmental scientists and chemists involved in explosives research. In addition to providing field workers with knowledge that will help them decide where and how to search for explosives using chemical sensors. It will provide them with an understanding of the potential and the limitations of chemical sensing in their search for and identification of dangerous devices.



Landmine Monitor Report

Filename: landmine-monitor-report.pdf
ISBN: STANFORD:36105132158655
Release Date: 2009
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Landmine Monitor Report 2003

Filename: landmine-monitor-report-2003.pdf
ISBN: 1564322874
Release Date: 2003
Number of pages: 826
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Publisher: Human Rights Watch

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International Law Politics and Inhumane Weapons

Filename: international-law-politics-and-inhumane-weapons.pdf
ISBN: 9780415622059
Release Date: 2013
Number of pages: 173
Author: Alan Bryden
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online International Law Politics and Inhumane Weapons in PDF and EPUB This book contributes to contemporary debates on the effectiveness of international humanitarian law (IHL) in regulating or prohibiting inhumane weapons, such as landmines. Two treaties have emerged under IHL in response to the humanitarian scourge of landmines. However, despite a considerable body of related literature, clear understandings have not been established on the effectiveness of these international legal frameworks in meeting the challenges that prompted their creation. This book seeks to address this lacuna. An analytical framework grounded in regime theory helps move beyond the limitations in the current literature through a structured focus on principles, norms, rules, procedures, actors and issue areas. On the one hand, this clarifies how political considerations determine opportunities and constraints in designing and implementing IHL regimes. On the other, it enables us to explore how and why 'ideal' policy prescriptions are threatened when faced with complex challenges in post-conflict contexts. This book will be of much interest to students of international humanitarian law, global governance, human security and IR in general.


Journal of Mine Action

Filename: journal-of-mine-action.pdf
ISBN: UVA:X030287713
Release Date: 2004
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Mine action after Diana

Filename: mine-action-after-diana.pdf
ISBN: 0745322573
Release Date: 2004
Number of pages: 201
Author: Stuart Maslen
Publisher: Pluto Press

Download and read online Mine action after Diana in PDF and EPUB Outlines the global threat that mines present and the evolution of the mine action programme worldwide.


Cluster Munition Monitor 2010

Filename: cluster-munition-monitor-2010.pdf
ISBN: 9780973895568
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Publisher: Monitor

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