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.

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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Durba, P. (2018). AN APPRAISAL OF THE LEGALITY OR OTHERWISE OF NUCLEAR WAR UNDER THE ISLAMIC INTERNATIONAL LAW. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/an-appraisal-of-the-legality-or-otherwise-of-nuclear-war-under-the-islamic-international-law-3769

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Durba, Peter "AN APPRAISAL OF THE LEGALITY OR OTHERWISE OF NUCLEAR WAR UNDER THE ISLAMIC INTERNATIONAL LAW" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/an-appraisal-of-the-legality-or-otherwise-of-nuclear-war-under-the-islamic-international-law-3769. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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Durba, Peter . "AN APPRAISAL OF THE LEGALITY OR OTHERWISE OF NUCLEAR WAR UNDER THE ISLAMIC INTERNATIONAL LAW". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 30 Jun. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/an-appraisal-of-the-legality-or-otherwise-of-nuclear-war-under-the-islamic-international-law-3769 >.

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Durba, Peter . "AN APPRAISAL OF THE LEGALITY OR OTHERWISE OF NUCLEAR WAR UNDER THE ISLAMIC INTERNATIONAL LAW" Afribary (2018). Accessed June 30, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/an-appraisal-of-the-legality-or-otherwise-of-nuclear-war-under-the-islamic-international-law-3769