Treatment of Resident Enemy Subjects

Legal Status Public war is a state of armed hostility between sovereign nations or governments (GO 100, Art 20). So that the first effect of war between two states is to cause every subject of the one to become an enemy of every subject of the other, since it is impossible to sever the subjects… Read More

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The Written Rules of War (1914)

The conduct of war is regulated by certain well-established and recognised rules that are usually designated as “the laws of war,” which comprise the rules, both written and unwritten, for the carrying on of war, both on land and at sea. During the past 50 years many of these rules have been reduced to writing… Read More