Subterranean Challenges in War and Peace

IDC Campus, Ha’universita 8 St., Herzliya, Israel

The Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy, The Harry Radzyner Law School, The International Institute for Counter-Terrorism in cooperation with The Lieber Institute for Law and Land Warfare at West Point and the Modern War Institute at West Point held an international conference on Subterranean Challenges in War and Peace and the Inaugural Meeting of the […]

Emerging Issues in the Law of Armed Conflict

Harvard Law School

The Lieber Institute, in conjunction with Emory Law School and the Harvard National Security Journal, hosted a workshop on Emerging Issues in the Law of Armed Conflict and LOAC Lessons Learned in the Syrian Conflict.

Military Operations Course – Cancelled

United States Military Academy, West Point

This course has been cancelled due to Covid-19. The Lieber Institute for Law and Land Warfare will host its third annual U.S. Military Operations Course on June 3-5, 2020 at West Point, New York. The MILOPS Course is designed for those interested in learning the basics of military operations from active duty personnel. Topics discussed […]

Discussion on the Updated Commentary to the Third Geneva Convention

Professor Sean Watts, Co-Director of the Lieber Institute, will participate in this webinar event. This virtual event, co-hosted by the International Committee of the Red Cross and the American Society of International Law's Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict, will involve a discussion of the ICRC's updated commentary to the Third Geneva Convention, […]

2020 Events

United States Military Academy, West Point

All on-site events have been cancelled through December 2020. Please check back soon for future events.  

The Future Character of War and the Law of Armed Conflict

We are excited to announce that on Thursday, 22 April, Army Futures Command and the Lieber Institute for Law and Land Warfare will co-host a virtual event entitled, “The Future Character of Warfare and the Law of Armed Conflict.” The event grows out of an ongoing partnership between Army Futures Command and the Lieber Institute. […]

The Future of Proxy Warfare

Modern War Institute War Council The Modern War Institute at West Point and the Lieber Institute for Law and Land Warfare are honored to host a multi-disciplinary panel on proxy warfare. The panel features: MWI fellow MAJ Alex Deep, who will discuss the operational and tactical implications of proxy actors on the battlefield; army strategist […]

Legal and Operational Reflections from the War on Terror

The Haig Room

Legal and Operational Reflections from the War on Terror The Lieber Institute is proud to present an engaging panel discussion between BG (ret.) Rich Gross, former Legal Counsel to the CJCS; Ms. Tracey Begley, ICRC Legal Advisor; and Mr. Dan Stigall, Deputy Chief of Staff, National Security Division, DOJ. These experts will offer their legal […]

When Technology Meets Humanity: How Emerging Tech Can Protect at the End of Conflict

United States Military Academy, West Point

Co-hosted by the End of War Project at Emory Law School, the Lieber Institute, and the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism at Reichman University, this roundtable will engage an interdisciplinary group of experts from law, security studies, technology and computer science, ethics, and history to explore how new and emerging technologies can be harnessed at the […]

Workshop on International Law Applicable to Urban Siege Warfare

Harvard Law School

This workshop will ground a legal examination of urban sieges in historical examples and contemporary experiences from a range of military, civilian, and humanitarian perspectives. Emphasis will be placed on discerning and evaluating international law and policy pertaining to besieging and besieged forces, civilian populations, and humanitarian actors.

4th Military Operations Course

United States Military Academy, West Point

The Lieber Institute for Law and Land Warfare will host its fourth annual U.S. Military Operations Course on June 8-10, 2022 at West Point, New York. The MILOPS Course is designed for those interested in learning the basics of military operations from active duty personnel. Topics discussed will include weapons capabilities, intelligence support to targeting, […]

The Evolving Face of Cyber Conflict and International Law: A Futurespective

American University Washington College of Law

The Tech, Law & Security Program at American University Washington College of Law, in partnership with the Lieber Institute, the Federmann Cyber Security Research Center, the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, and the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence explore recent State expressions of their views on how international law applies to cyber […]