17) In short, Congress understood that the 1925 Geneva Protocol
was seriously flawed because it did not address the breakout problem.
287 [hereinafter Geneva Convention IV]; Geneva Protocol
I, supra note 9, art.
The "minimum" (66) IHL requirements for detention are set forth in Article 75 of Geneva Protocol
I, a treaty ratified by the overwhelming majority of States.
centric policy paper recommending that the United States ratify the Geneva Protocol
The international community was indifferent to Egypt's flagrant violation of the Geneva Protocol
in the mid-to-late 1960s in part because of the Cold War and in part because the United States did not want to risk a backlash against its own use of tear gas and herbicides, notably Agent Orange, in Vietnam.
164) Using Article 51 of the Geneva Protocol
I as a guide,
The power of these new weapons prompted the initiation and signature of the Geneva Protocol
("Protocol for the prohibition of the use in war of asphyxiating, poisonous, or other gases, and of bacteriological methods of warfare") in 1925.
On June 17, 1925, the "Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare," commonly called the Geneva Protocol
of 1925, was signed.
So in 1925, most of the world's countries signed the Geneva Protocol
, banning the use of chemical weapons.
Article 51 of the 1977 Geneva Protocol
I specifically prohibits attacks 'which may be expected to cause incidental loss of civilian life, injury to civilians, damage to civilian objects, or a combination thereof'.
During the Persian Gulf War, the US Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) prepared and distributed a memorandum to the ICRC and the coalition allies expressing the US understanding of the applicable law of war under Geneva Protocol
41) The text of the Geneva Protocol
states, "the High Contracting Parties .
The Convention (Ratifications and Signatories) link leads to the texts of all the major agreements leading up to the convention, going as far back as the 1925 Geneva Protocol
for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare.
Waging biological war has been prohibited by a Geneva protocol
Those agreements include, but are not limited to, the 1907 Hague Convention Respecting the Laws and Customs of War on Land, the 1925 Geneva Protocol
for the Prohibition of Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare; and the 1949 Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilians in Time of War.