In Honor of Yoram Dinstein – Command Responsibility in an Era of New Weapons

In Honor of Yoram Dinstein – Command Responsibility in an Era of New Weapons

| Apr 17, 2024

In Honor of Yoram Dinstein – Command Responsibility in an Era of New Weapons Editors’ note: This post is part of a series to honor Professor Yoram Dinstein, who passed away on Saturday February 10, 2024. These posts recognize Professor Dinstein’s work and the...
Russian Nuclear Weapons in Space

Russian Nuclear Weapons in Space

| Feb 16, 2024

Russian Nuclear Weapons in Space Recent news reports indicate that U.S. authorities fear Russia “wants to put,” a nuclear weapon into space, with U.S. intelligence describing this as a “serious security threat.” The suggested possible purpose of the weapons would be...
2023 DoD Manual Revision – A Commentary on the Amendments

2023 DoD Manual Revision – A Commentary on the Amendments

| Aug 23, 2023

2023 DoD Manual Revision – A Commentary on the Amendments (Editor’s note: This post is part of a series analyzing the 2023 revisions to the U.S. Department of Defense’s Law of War Manual.) Introductory Remarks Shortly after the 2015 publication of the US...
Cluster Munitions and the Ukraine War

Cluster Munitions and the Ukraine War

| Feb 28, 2022

Cluster Munitions and the Ukraine War There are reports that cluster munitions have been used by both sides during the Ukraine Wars. Is such use lawful? Cluster munitions can, in general terms, be defined as “weapons that open in mid-air and disperse smaller...