What Do Americans Think of International Humanitarian Law?

September/October 2012 EHL Newsletter Excerpt

Dr. Brad Gutierrez, Director of International Policy and Relations at the American Red Cross, in collaboration with Sara DeCristofaro and Michael Woods, former interns in policy and law respectively at the American Red Cross, recently had their work published in the International Review of the Red Cross.

Their paper, titled “What Americans Think of International Humanitarian Law,” delves into the subject of international humanitarian law (IHL) and how it is perceived by the American public. This highlights the importance of educational opportunities through which people can achieve a better understanding of international humanitarian law.

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