IHL is considered one of the oldest branches of public international law. Terms such as law of armed conflict, jus in bello, or IHL have been generally used as synonymous. This body of law defines the legal boundaries of the uses of various types of weapons.
International humanitarian law, nuclear weapons and the prospects for nuclear disarmament
Recherches & Documents n°04/2013
Anguel Anastassov, November 25, 2013