"Masterly...The third edition of Roberts and Guelff's Documents on the Laws of War is an essential and invaluable working tool for all those who are interested in international humanitarian law."--International Review of the Red Cross, Geneva.
"An indispensable tool for any international lawyer."--Professor Antonio Cassese, President of the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal, The Hague
" ... an invaluable resource for all practitioners and scholars of international law. The publication of the third edition could not have been more timely."-- Professor Christopher Greenwood, London School of Economics
"Indispensable to practitioners and students alike ... We are much indebted to the patient and scholarly labours of the two editors."-- International Affairs
"Editorial judgements are consistently sound ... The selection of documents is impeccable."--Survival
About the Author
Professor Sir Adam Roberts is President of the British Academy and Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Oxford University, and Emeritus Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford University. His main academic interests are in the fields of international security, international organizations, and international law (including the laws of war). He has also worked extensively on the role of civil resistance against dictatorial regimes and foreign rule, and on the history of thought about international relations. Professor Robert's is the co-editor of Civil Resistance and Power Politics (OUP 2008) and Hugo Grotius and International Relations (OUP 1992).
Richard Guelff is a member of the District of Columbia Bar with an international law practice in London and counsel to a law firm in Geneva.