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Alleged UK War Crimes in Afghanistan

Alleged UK War Crimes in Afghanistan

The Alleged Crimes and the Australian Parallels An investigation by the BBC television news program Panorama has reported that U.K. “SAS operatives in Afghanistan repeatedly killed detainees and unarmed men.” Intentionally killing detained persons or those hors de...

A No-Fly Zone over Ukraine and International Law

A No-Fly Zone over Ukraine and International Law

In an impassioned address to the U.S. Congress on March 16, Ukraine’s President, Volodymyr Zelensky, asked the United States for additional military assistance, including the establishment of a no-fly zone. This is a terror that Europe has not seen, has not seen for...

Legal Advice in Modern Aerial Warfare

Legal Advice in Modern Aerial Warfare

Military lawyers play an increasingly vital role in lethal (and non-lethal) targeting operations. Although their involvement is operationally and geographically provisional, legal advice is transforming the way that contemporary war is fought and understood. I spent...