The Place of Judge Advocates on the Next Battlefield

The Place of Judge Advocates on the Next Battlefield

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| May 19, 2023

The Place of Judge Advocates on the Next Battlefield President Biden refers to the current decade as “the decisive decade” in the National Security Strategy (NSS). Consistent with the NSS, the National Defense Strategy (NDS) articulates the Department of Defense...
A State’s Legal Duty to Warn its own Civilians on Consequences of Direct Participation in Hostilities

A State’s Legal Duty to Warn its own Civilians on Consequences of Direct Participation in Hostilities

| Feb 21, 2023

A State’s Legal Duty to Warn its own Civilians on Consequences of Direct Participation in Hostilities Much has been written – both in the media and on this site – about the innovative and tactically-effective use of a new digital app, ePPO, by Ukrainian civilians in...
Dutch Judgment on IHL Compliance in Chora District, Afghanistan

Dutch Judgment on IHL Compliance in Chora District, Afghanistan

| Dec 19, 2022

Dutch Judgment on IHL Compliance in Chora District, Afghanistan On 23 November 2022, the district court of the Hague handed down its judgment in a case brought against the State of the Netherlands by relatives of persons killed during fighting in the Chora district,...
Ukraine Symposium – Further Thoughts on Russia’s Campaign against Ukraine’s Power Infrastructure

Ukraine Symposium – Further Thoughts on Russia’s Campaign against Ukraine’s Power Infrastructure

| Nov 25, 2022

Ukraine Symposium – Further Thoughts on Russia’s Campaign against Ukraine’s Power Infrastructure On November 23, Russia mounted 70 missile and five drone attacks against Ukraine’s power infrastructure. Cities across the nation, including Kyiv, went dark. Without...
Ukraine Symposium – Using Cellphones to Gather and Transmit Military Information, A Postscript

Ukraine Symposium – Using Cellphones to Gather and Transmit Military Information, A Postscript

| Nov 4, 2022

Ukraine Symposium – Using Cellphones to Gather and Transmit Military Information, A Postscript In a previous post, Major Casey Biggerstaff and I analyzed the legal consequences of Ukrainian civilians using the “ePPO” application (app) to report incoming Russian air...