Targeting Environmental Infrastructures, International Law, and Civilians in the New Middle Eastern Wars
Source: Security Dialogue, 2017
Author(s): Jeannie L. Sowers, Erika Weinthal, and Neda Zawahri
Weapons, Waste, and Pollution
Research in conflict studies and environmental security has largely focused on the mechanisms through which the environment and natural resources foster conflict or contribute to peacebuilding. An understudied area of research, however, concerns the ways in which warfare has targeted civilian infrastructure with long-term effects on human welfare and ecosystems....