Crimes of War anthology — essential

The Crimes of War Project has published a new version of the already essential and classic anthology simply titled “Crimes of War: What the Public Should Know”. From the press release:

The book is an A-Z guide to the laws of war and their application in today’ls world, written by some of the world’ls leading journalists and scholars, in clear and compelling language. The revised edition includes detailed coverage of all recent developments and controversies, including the “war on terror,” Iraq, Darfur and the rise of international courts and tribunals.

The new edition includes articles on Afghanistan, Occupation, Detention and Interrogation, Guantanamo. Best of all, the book’s articles are also online, so the knowledge has been made easily available. You have to buy the book to see the photographs, and it’s worth it as many of the world’s best photojournalists have contributed.