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[Executive summary]
 
 
== Scenario ==
 
 
=== Keywords ===
 
International armed conflict, international humanitarian law, perfidy, protective indicators, ruses of war
 
 
=== Facts ===
 
'''[F1]''' IAC between States A and B
 
 
'''[F2]''' State A is preparing for a major offensive against State B in region R and needs to sow confusion and weaken the enemy prior to the launching the offensive
 
 
'''[F2 bis]''' Wild card (if we have enough space): the whole time State A runs an elaborate deception like in [https://verdict-encrypt.nridigital.com/verdict_encrypt_spring19/beyond_the_honeypot_how_military-inspired_deception_tactics_are_snaring_cybercriminals this article] so that State B’s cyber command is wholly preoccupied trying to get into A’s systems and fails to deal with the other issues (kinda #7 – it’s a honeypot of sorts)
 
 
'''[F3]''' State A hacks into the pacemaker of the commander of State B forces in region R and kills him/her (#2 below)
 
 
'''[F4]''' State A gets State B forces in R to fight among themselves by hacking into State B’s force tracking system (#6)
 
 
'''[F5]''' State A gets civilians to block an important road by falsely suggesting humanitarian aid will be distributed there by the ICRC (#3 below)
 
 
=== Examples ===
 
* [TBC]
 
 
== Legal analysis ==
 
''For a general overview of the structure of analysis in this section, see [[Note on the structure of articles]].''
 
 
=== Characterization as an international armed conflict ===
 
{{#lst:International armed conflict|Definition}}
 
 
'''[L1]''' Analysis (very short: yes there is an IAC)
 
 
=== Perfidy and ruses ===
 
- Box on perfidy vs. ruses
 
 
'''[L#]''' Analysis (incident-by-incident)
 
 
=== Improper use ===
 
- Box on improper use
 
 
'''[L#]''' Analysis (incident-by-incident)
 
 
== Checklist ==
 
* [TBC]
 
 
== Appendixes ==
 
 
=== See also ===
 
* [[Military objectives]]
 
* [[Scenario 10: Cyber weapons review]]
 
* [[Scenario 12: Cyber operations against computer data]]
 
* [[Scenario 13: Cyber operations as a trigger of the law of armed conflict]]
 
 
=== Notes and references ===
 
<references />
 
 
=== Bibliography and further reading ===
 
* Gary P Corn and Peter P Pascucci, ‘The Law of Armed Conflict Implications of Covered or Concealed Cyber Operations: Perfidy, Ruses, and the Principle of Passive Distinction’ in Ronald TP Alcala, Eric T Jensen, ''[https://www.oxfordscholarship.com/view/10.1093/oso/9780190915322.001.0001/oso-9780190915322 The Impact of Emerging Technologies on the Law of Armed Conflict]'' (OUP 2019).
 
*Cordula Droege, ‘[https://www.icrc.org/en/download/file/13738/irrc-886-droege.pdf Get Off My Cloud: Cyber Warfare, International Humanitarian Law, and the Protection of Civilians]’ (2012) 94 IRRC 533.
 
*Yves Sandoz, Christophe Swinarski, and Bruno Zimmermann (eds), ''[http://www.loc.gov/rr/frd/Military_Law/pdf/Commentary_GC_Protocols.pdf Commentary on the Additional Protocols of 8 June 1977 to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949]'' (ICRC 1987).
 
*Michael N Schmitt (ed), ''[https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316822524 Tallinn Manual 2.0 on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Operations]'' (CUP 2017).
 
 
=== Contributions ===
 
* Scenario by: Jonathan Horowitz & Kubo Mačák
 
* Analysis by: [TBC]
 
* Reviewed by: [TBC]
 
 
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