The contemporary approach to the problem of ‘terrorism’ within international law fails to adequately address the political nature and context of terrorist acts. Critically discuss. 

Ben Saul, ‘Definition of “Terrorism” in the UN Security Council: 1985 – 2004’, (2005) 4 (1) Chinese Journal of International Law 141 – 166

Mahmud Mamdani, “Good Muslim, Bad Muslim; A Political Perspective on Culture and Terrorism”, American Anthropologist, Vol. 104 (3), 2002, pp. 766 – 775

Counter – Terrorism Executive Directorate, Technical Guide to the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1373 (2001) UN Publication (2009)

Uwe Steinhoff, On the ethics of War and Terrorism, Oxford University Press, 2007, pp. 109 – 139 (Chapter 5)

United Nations Human Rights Committee, Concluding Observations: Seventh Periodic Report of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, (Advanced Unedited Version, July 2015)

Conor Gearty (2008) “Situating international human rights law in an age of counter-terrorism”. In: Barnard, Catherine, (ed.) The Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies 2007-2008. Cambridge yearbook of European legal studies(10). Hart Publishing, Oxford, UK, pp. 167-188.

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