Beth van Schaack’s Imagining Justice for Syria

Beth van Schaack’s Imagining Justice for Syria

Beth van Schaack’s Imagining Justice for Syria Editor’s note: The following post introduces the upcoming Articles of War Symposium on Beth Van Schaack’s book, Imagining Justice for Syria. Ten years into the conflict, this symposium provides an opportunity to...
The Legitimate Aims of Self-Defense

The Legitimate Aims of Self-Defense

The Legitimate Aims of Self-Defense The United States’ strike on Iranian-backed militias along the Syria-Iraq border on February 25 and the accompanying justifications, communications, and explanations have produced a flurry of legal discourse across the...
Is the Time for Law of War Treaty Commentaries Over?

Is the Time for Law of War Treaty Commentaries Over?

Is the Time for Law of War Treaty Commentaries Over?   In two recent Articles of War posts, Sean Watts and Michael Meier criticized the Updated Commentary of Geneva Convention III. Rather than focusing on specific interpretations adopted or suggesting other...
Experts Weigh in on Law of Armed Conflict Priorities

Experts Weigh in on Law of Armed Conflict Priorities

Experts Weigh in on Law of Armed Conflict Priorities   Presidential transitions present natural opportunities to reconsider national priorities. With the inauguration of a new administration, we asked our Lieber Senior Fellows and Lieber Distinguished Scholar...