Even wars have limits because wars without limits are wars without ends. Health-care personnel and facilities are the outer frontier of these limits. (Peter Maurer, President of ICRC, Statement to Security Council, May 3, 2016) Russia and the regime owe the world more than an explanation about why they keep hitting [Syrian] hospitals, and medical facilities. These are acts that beg for an appropriate investigation of war crimes, and those who commit these would and should be held accountable for these actions. This is a targeted strategy to terrorize civilians.

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Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1093/isr/vix003
Journal International Studies Review
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Percival, V. (2017). A bridge to peace? A framework for health engagement during conflict. International Studies Review, 19(1), 70–91. doi:10.1093/isr/vix003