Ukraine Symposium – Are We at War?

Ukraine Symposium – Are We at War?

Ukraine Symposium – Are We at War? Last week, allegations that the United States and a number of other NATO nations are providing intelligence to Ukraine that enables attacks against Russian forces continued to surface. Broadly speaking, the reports of...
Reflections on the Law of Occupation: Afghanistan and Iraq

Reflections on the Law of Occupation: Afghanistan and Iraq

Reflections on the Law of Occupation: Afghanistan and Iraq ​A recent  New York Times article discussed, in part, the occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan, raising important, yet underexplored, questions about occupations under the law of armed conflict (LOAC). The...
Whither Recognition of Belligerency?

Whither Recognition of Belligerency?

Whither Recognition of Belligerency?   Delineating, defining, and dealing with how the law of armed conflict applies to civil wars and other non-international armed conflicts (NIACs) has presented constant legal challenges over the last two decades. Numerous...