In this second edition Detter further explores the changing legal context of modern warfare in the light of developments over the past decade. She reviews the status of international forces and the role and responsibilities of transnational organizations. This new edition covers the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CNTBT), the Landmine Convention (1987), and Laser Protocol. New topics include compensation for war crimes, information warfare, space weapons, war crimes tribunals, sanctions and interventions. This updated edition will be of use to students of international law, international relations and politics.