Brig Gen (Ret) Ken Watkin

Brig Gen (Ret) Ken Watkin

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Ken Watkin served for 33 years in the Canadian Forces, including four years (2006-2010) as the Judge Advocate General. In 2010 he was appointed as a Foreign Observer to the Israeli Independent Commission investigating the 31 May 2010 Gaza blockade incident, was the Charles H. Stockton Professor of International Law at the United States Naval War College (2011-2012) and has worked as a counterterrorism/national security consultant with the United Nations in Nigeria and for the Canadian government. Ken is the author of Fighting at the Legal Boundaries: Controlling the Use of Force in Contemporary Conflict (OUP, 2016), and co-author of The Law in War (Routledge, 2018).

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