Afghanistan and Noncombatant Evacuation Operations

Afghanistan and Noncombatant Evacuation Operations

Afghanistan and Noncombatant Evacuation Operations   Last month, President Biden announced the U.S. military mission in Afghanistan would officially conclude by August 31, 2021. Since the drawdown of U.S. and other international forces from Afghanistan began in...
Opinio Juris and the Essential Role of States

Opinio Juris and the Essential Role of States

Opinio Juris and the Essential Role of States   Scholars, jurists, and practitioners have increasingly come to rely on non-State expressions to explain the customary law of armed conflict. This trend is problematic because it runs counter to how customary...