Rules of War: Red Cross

Additional Protocol III to the Geneva conventions of August 12, 1949.  Signed at Geneva December 8, 2005; transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate June 20, 2006 (Treaty Doc. 109-10(A), 109th Congress, 2d Session); reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (September 26, 2006); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate September 29, 2006; ratified by the President January 12, 2007; Instrument of Ratification deposited March 8, 2007; entered into force September 8, 2007. With annex.

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future