An Appraisal Of The Legality Or Otherwise Of Nuclear War Under The Islamic International Law

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ABSTRACT


Nuclear weapon is undoubtedly a weapon of mass destruction. Thus, the ways and manners by which various states and countries that are in possession of this weapons have been using them has been and is still a subject of debate among scholars. Under the International Law, there are various statutory instruments regulating the ways and manners wherein these weapons may be used. However, the level of adherence has been subjected to questions over the years. In view of the above submission this long essay seek inter alia to examine the legality or otherwise of the use of nuclear weapon under the Islamic law with a view to ascertain whether or not there are areas of similarities and differences under the Islamic law and the International law.


LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency

W M D: Weapon of Mass Destruction

NPT: Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

U S A: United State of America

EIJ: Egyptian Islamic Jihad

UN: United Nation

N N W S: Non-nuclear Weapons State

UK. United Kingdom

C T B T: Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

CTBTO: Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization



TABLE OF CONTENTS

Cover page………………………………………………………….......………………….I

Certification …………………………………………………………………………..II

Abstract ………………………………………………………………………………..III

Dedication…………………………………………………………………….………….IV

Acknowledgement………………………………….……………………………….V

List of abbreviations……………………………………………………………………VI

Table of contents …………………………………………………………………VII-IX


CHAPTER ONE

GENERAL INTRODUCTION

1.0.0. INTRODUCTION................................................................................................1-2

1.1.0: BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY.......................................................................2-5

1.2.0: OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY...........................................................................5-6

1.3.0: FOCUS OF THE STUDY........................................................................................6

1.4.0: SCOPE OF THE STUDY.........................................................................................6

1.5.0: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY.............................................................................7

1.6.0: LITERATURE REVIEW.....................................................................................7-24

1.7.0: DEFINITION OF TERMS................................................................................24-25

1.8.0: CONCLUSION..............................................................................................25


CHAPTER TWO

THE CONCEPT OF NUCLEAR WEAPON AND  JIHAD IN ISLAM

2.0.0: INTRODUCTION..............................................................................................26-27

2.1.0: THE MEANING AND THE TYPES OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS..................27-37

2.2.0: JIHAD IN ISLAM..............................................................................................37-43

2.3.0: ETHICS OF JIHAD IN ISLAMIC LAW...........................................................44-49

2.4.0: WEAPONS PERMITTED IN ISLAM...............................................................49-52

2.5.0: CONCLUSION.......................................................................................................52


CHAPTER THREE

NUCLEAR LAW UNDER THE CONVENTIONAL  LAW

3.0.0: INTRODUCTION..............................................................................................53-54

3.1.0: DEFINITION OF NUCLEAR LAW.................................................................54-56

3.2.0: OBJECTIVE OF NUCLEAR LAW..................................................................56-57

3.3.0. PRINCIPLE OF NUCLEAR LAW....................................................................57-59

3.3.1: SAFETY PRINCIPLE........................................................................................59-60

3.3.2: SECURITY PRINCIPLE...................................................................................60-61

3.3.3: PERMISSION PRINCIPLE...............................................................................61

3.3.4: COMPENSATION PRINCIPLE..........................................................................62

3.4.0: SECURITY CULTURE AND SAFETY CULTURE OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW.....................................................62-63

3.5.0: CONCLUSION..................................................................................................63-64


CHAPTER FOUR

NUCLEAR WAR UNDER ISLAMIC INTERNATIONAL LAW

4.0.0: INTRODUCTION..............................................................................................65-67

4.1.0: RULES OF WAR IN ISLAMIC LAW..............................................................67-79

4.2.0: POSITION OF ISLAM ON WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION............79-81

4.2.1: NUCLEAR WEAPON.......................................................................................81-90

4.2.2: CHEMICAL WEAPON....................................................................................90-92

4.2.3: BIOLOGICAL WEAPON..................................................................................92-93

4.3.0: ISSUES IN NON-PROLIFERATION OF NUCLEAR ARMS.........................93-97

4.4.0: CONCLUSION................................................................................................97-100


CHAPTER FIVE

GENERAL CONCLUSION

5.0.0: SUMMARY/CONCLUSION........................................................................101-103

5.1.0: RECOMMENDATION.................................................................................103-114 


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Adeoti Adekunle, S (2018). An Appraisal Of The Legality Or Otherwise Of Nuclear War Under The Islamic International Law. Afribary.com: Retrieved April 24, 2018, from http://dubz-by-dan.co.uk/works/an-appraisal-of-the-legality-or-otherwise-of-nuclear-war-under-the-islamic-international-law-987

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Samuel, Adeoti Adekunle. "An Appraisal Of The Legality Or Otherwise Of Nuclear War Under The Islamic International Law" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 29 Jan. 2018, http://dubz-by-dan.co.uk/works/an-appraisal-of-the-legality-or-otherwise-of-nuclear-war-under-the-islamic-international-law-987 . Accessed 24 Apr. 2018.

MLA7

Samuel, Adeoti Adekunle. "An Appraisal Of The Legality Or Otherwise Of Nuclear War Under The Islamic International Law". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 24 Apr. 2018. < http://dubz-by-dan.co.uk/works/an-appraisal-of-the-legality-or-otherwise-of-nuclear-war-under-the-islamic-international-law-987 >.

Chicago

Samuel, Adeoti Adekunle. "An Appraisal Of The Legality Or Otherwise Of Nuclear War Under The Islamic International Law" Afribary.com (2018). Accessed April 24, 2018. http://dubz-by-dan.co.uk/works/an-appraisal-of-the-legality-or-otherwise-of-nuclear-war-under-the-islamic-international-law-987