Combatant Privileges and Protections

Combatant Privileges and Protections

| Mar 4, 2022

Combatant Privileges and Protections Discussions of the status of persons in armed conflict over the past two decades have centered on the paucity of rules for such categorizations and difficult questions of detention authority, treatment obligations, distinction, and...
Year Ahead – 2022

Year Ahead – 2022

| Jan 6, 2022

Year Ahead – 2022 In our look back at 2021, affiliates of the Lieber Institute discussed some of the law of armed conflict issues that made an impact in the past year. In the present post, Professors Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg, Chris Jenks, Laurie Blank,...
Year in Review – 2021

Year in Review – 2021

| Dec 30, 2021

Year in Review – 2021 The approach of a new year provides an opportunity to reflect on the past year and to anticipate what the future may hold in the next. In keeping with the tradition of year-in-review surveys, we asked affiliates of the Lieber Institute what...
From Burning Sands to Baltic Gavel: Impressions from an Evolving Wargame

From Burning Sands to Baltic Gavel: Impressions from an Evolving Wargame

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| Dec 17, 2021

From Burning Sands to Baltic Gavel: Impressions from an Evolving Wargame ​As coalition forces fight to stop Russian invaders moving through Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania, commercial drones fly over the battlespace and Russian fifth columns conduct sabotage operations...
Technology, Humanity, and the End of War

Technology, Humanity, and the End of War

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| May 26, 2021

Technology, Humanity, and the End of War   The role of new technologies in targeting—including GPS-guided weapons, battle networks, collateral damage estimation methodology (CDEM), cyber, drones, and autonomous weapons—has been the focus of extensive analysis by...